I can't see this for anything more than a New York comic strip -- but why a book? Story in caricatures and captions of La...

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BEATRICE THE BALLERINA

I can't see this for anything more than a New York comic strip -- but why a book? Story in caricatures and captions of La Chienne Fatale, the famous ballerina, whose mother was a Russian wolfhound and whose father was an English bulldog. Satire on the life of a true artiste, with a dig (professionally inspired, no doubt -- as the creator had a career of his own in the ballet) at the ballet in all its phases. The humor is not down my particular alley. But then I didn't like Nartingale.

Pub Date: April 6, 1942

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Dutton

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: April 1, 1942