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A Royal Slashing


Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told from historic newspapers in the golden age of yellow journalism...

The Murder Of The Duchess Of Praslin

Episode 213 is dedicated to listener Clare Stevenson, who reached out after watching the 1940 movie “All This, And Heaven, Too,” the story of a scandalous murder in the courts of France that helped precipitate the French Revolution. Based on dispatches to London, the real story is not quite the Hollywood version, but I can definitely see Bette Davis as Henriette DeLuzy.


Culled from the pages of the London Observer and the London Times.


Claude Debussy’s Violin Sonata in G minor, L. 140, performed by Oliver Colbentson, courtesy Written in 1917, it was DeBussy’s final composition. The premiere, which was on May 5, 1917, was Debussy's last public performance.


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