I haven't seen Phantom yet - for some reason it spooks me.
I did love To Kill a Mockingbird so much!
But some of those balls I read about sound super -
did you ever see GiGi- ? The topic may not be great - but you sort of get a 1950's
verson of the balls that Gaston LaChaille -(Louis Jordan) go to kind of look just bizarre but fun -
Costumes - Art themes etc...
I can image getting lost in a dance - or then collapse in a corner - drinking talking ...
I will check out your list too - copy and paste it right now.