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A Russian Party


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Relayed from Chiswick
LONDON, like every other European capital, is full of Russians, exiled voluntarily or otherwise, who hold entertainments, marked by all the national characteristics, in each other's houses. Tonight's party is taking place in the beautiful little eighteenth-century cottage in Chiswick Mall that is now the home of Vladimir Pelunin , for so long scene-painter to the Diaghilev ballet, whose designs are known wherever anyone takes an interest in the art of the stage. He himself is organizing the party, in which his wife, his sons, and his daughter will be present and sing. His guests - who will probably number about sixty - will include Mme. Edezi (Princess Galitzin Zinoviev) and Mme. Marie Rabinek, who are the chief singers, and many others well known in the Russian colony in London as writers, painters, and artists of all kinds.
There will also be present two English guests, Mr. A.P. Herbert, the humorous writer and parodist, and Mr. L. de G. Sieveking. Their function will be to convey to listeners what is being done and who is doing it. It will probably be a very necessary function, for the party will have worked up to quite a high pitch when the microphone enters it at 9.55.
(Picture on page 533.)


Unknown: Vladimir Pclunin
Unknown: Galitzin Zinoviev
Unknown: Marie Rabinek
Unknown: P. Herbert
Unknown: Mr. L. de G. Sieveking.

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