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Aug 4, 1941 - Hawaii 1941    No Comments

San Francisco

August 4, San Francisco, cold

[on board the S.S. Mariposa]
Docked about 3:00. We went in town and bought tickets and went to the Top of the Mark Hopkins for cocktails. Met Mr. Fleishman and he took us to dinner at the St. Francis. Then Esther and I went to the show “Anna Christie” with Ingrid BergmanIngrid Bergman was actually not in 'Anna Christie'. It starred Greta Garbo in her first English-speaking 'talkie'. . Very good.

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Aug 8, 1941 - Hawaii 1941    No Comments

On Board S. S. Mariposa, Day 3

August 8, 2nd day out, warmer and fair
Horse races again, then shuffle board with Virginia, Don (Weeder) and Mr. Matthews. Learned to play cribbage with Dan after lunch, then tea. Cocktails with them again and then a rotten movie after supper. Dancing afterwards. Still lots of fun.

horseracing Here is another video – this one on board the Lurline that is probably not unlike what mother experienced. Plus it has an explanation of the horse racing she mentions:

 

 

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