Another plug for the excellent Shanghai-based Earnshaw Classics series of reprints on
Tael Lights by Maurine Karns and Pat Paterson was first published in 1936 and it’s a guidebook to the seamier side of
The “nymphs de pave” chapter starts by telling us that, “No small part of the nocturnal street scene in
The ad opposite is for Ciro's in 1937 - couldn't find one for The Venus.
Oh what we missed! And how pathetic is what we have been given!