Synopsis of The Great Waltz and more 1943 St. Louis Business advertisments

Synopsis of The Great Waltz and more 1943 St. Louis Business advertisments

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This entry is part 6 of 13 in the series St. Louis Municipal Opera 1943

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…”

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Jessica Kay Murray

Professional WordPress nerd. Lover of all things older than me. I am fascinated by early 1900s labor and feminist history, and have a sporadic addiction to reading nonfiction about those things on Archive.org. I scan old photographs and ephemera when I get really super bored. On Etsy I sell vintage clothing that I got as part of an interesting trade deal a few years ago.

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