This magazine article was, no doubt, written by one of NoŽl Coward's many groupies and appeared in a swank American theater magazine following the successful New York premiere of his play, "Design for Living":
"'Private Lives' was written in hastily in a Shanghai hotel room. 'Design for Living' was done in six months on a freighter in South America...He is full of creative plans - plays, music, lyrics. In the early days he wrote them off flippantly, showing how smart he was, never rewriting, never scraping down his ideas, just popping them into the theater."
Elsa Maxwell kept the party going during the Great Depression...
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