I’ve recently been contacted by one of the children of these glorious gals, they inform me the band’s manager, Dr. Leonard Stallcup, kept them on a tight leash and they were very sheltered, not at all like the characters in SOME LIKE IT HOT. You can hear them play on YouTube courtesy of Catherine Ames (the cellist’s) nephew:

News clip is from: The Los Angeles Times, April 18th, 1937

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