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Cole Porter?s Traveling Gambling/Game Set
Offered here is Cole Porter?s own traveling gambling/game set in an alligator 15.25? x 11? traveling case with two latches, handle, and key. Inside is a wooden tray with compartments.(1) Roulette Wheel, 7.75?-diameter, with a 23? x 11.5? cloth gaming mat (folded). Also, a four page, 4.5? x 6? booklet by E.S. Lowe Company, ?How to Play Roulette,? © 1941. In ?Drinking Song? written for but not used in the 1957 musical ?Les Girls,? to be sung by Mitzi Gaynor: ?Where you let us play roulette till we were absolutely broke. Then you generously gave us each a buck.? (2) Complete set of five poker dice: dice which have a representations of a playing cards on each side: Ace, King, Queen, Jack, ten, and nine, used to form a poker hand. Each player rolls all five dice at once; the best hand wins. From Cole Porter?s 1936 musical, ?Born to Dance,? a couplet from a song introduced by Eleanor Powell: ?If you want to ring the bell not once, but twice, If you want to roll and roll those lucky di
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