It is a knack of knowing how to live, the hearty enjoyment of life. It is the flush of happiness that can overtake a person anywhere.
It took the French genius for formalizing the informal, to bring sticky, sacramental sanctity to the Fil-Am version of the French myth of pagan happiness.
Toasts were toasted, dance were danced, speeches were delivered, oaths were sworn. Reporters scribbled the roar and dazzle of the week’s entertainment, socials, and the political braggadocio.
Photos by Ding Carreon and Sid T. Guerrero