The 1,100 guests, wearing the requested black and white, found themselves in a sumptuous setting without air-conditioning.
The director was Albert Marre, with choreography by Jack Cole and sumptuous settings and costumes by Lemuel Ayers.
Chinese actresses, like the Chinese movies that feature them, tend to be reminiscent of old Hollywood: gorgeous faces in a sumptuous setting.
This is a feast in a sumptuous setting.
Almost 20 years later, the Plaza's sumptuous settings could be put to similar use again.
The first work he went to see was The Sleeping Beauty, 'which you would hate, with sumptuous settings and dresses by Messel which you would adore.'
Audiences knocked back their beers in sumptuous settings designed by an architect who knew the churches of Gibbs, Archer and Hawksmoor".
Befitting this sumptuous setting is the first-rate foie gras, caviar, salmon and Champagne.
A handful of like-minded retailers display their wares in spotless, sumptuous settings, alongside silk camisoles, pashmina shawls, aromatic candles and mink-lined mules.
A glittery chandelier above, plush carpets under foot and rich oak panelling all around create a sumptuous setting for an old-fashioned Russian feast.