Only in Paris, Darling!

In Horace Sutton's article, "Manhattan's Times Square Boasts Another Enthusiastic Renaissance," June 10, he mentions a restaurant "run by one of the adopted sons of Josephine Baker, darling of Paris and New York City in the '20s."

Baker certainly was the darling of Paris, and all of France, after going there in a black revue late in the '20s, but she was never the darling of New York City, even on her infrequent returns. I lived in New York City in the '20s, and for many decades thereafter. I think I know more about that city than Sutton will ever learn.

GABRIEL FURLONG

Los Angeles

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