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Rose and the Thorns, The

Rose and the Thorns, The

Broadcast: November 28, 1950
Added: Dec 13 2021

In a plush and gilt suite at the Delmonico's hotel on New York's lower Broadway, a young woman sits at a desk writing a letter. It begins "My darling Alfred, When you read this, I I'll have left New York, and with it all my dreams of happiness. I know you will call me a coward for running away, a choice I've made is a sorrowful one, and it has taken all the strength of my being to see it through. On the desk before me is the bouquet of roses you sent, and their perfume brings back a hundred memories..."