Synopsis of The Great Waltz and more 1943 St. Louis Business advertisments
Here are more St. Louis beer and brewery advertisements and the synopsis of The Great Waltz from the 1943 St. Louis Municipal Opera Program.
Advertisers in these pages included: Falstaff Brewing Company, Manhattan Coffee, Efficiency Service Co (employment specialists), Griesedieck Brothers Brewing Company, The Circus Snack Bar at the Forest Park Hotel, and the Gaylord Container Corporation.
The story of the opera:
“The play opens at Ebeseder’s Pastry Shop on the Ringstrasse at Alt Wien. All the Vienna social world meets there. Greta, the hostess. greets her nephew, Poldi, who has
returned from the wars to continue his courtship of Ebeseder’s charming and attractive daughter, Therese (known also as Resi). But Resi’s heart has already gone out to another, to a youthful composer, Johann Strauss Jr, who calls at her house twice a week to give her music lessons, but whose musicianly…”