November 28, 1944 – “Waiting outside the Opera House for standing room…”
November 26, 1944 – “Members of the Metropolitan Opera’s male chorus…”
November 24, 1941 – “This season the opera opening was not all high hat…”
Photo by Skippy Adelman
Between acts at the Opera, Mrs. George Washington Kavanaugh was seen thus with her diamonds and her orchids across a champagne bottle at the bar on the mezzanine. She told a PM reporter her earrings weighed 20 karats earch and that she was wearing them, as usual, “to keep up morale.” “Everybody’s dressing up in England this Winter,” she added.