People: Jul. 8, 1929

"Names make news." Last week the following names made the following news:

Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. gave his opinion last week of bathing beauty contests. It was: "No self-respecting girl wants to be paraded before a multitude and dished up before the public gaze." Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. last week advertised his new girl-show Show Girl. He said: "150 GLORIFIED GIRLS IN THE FLESH AND BLOOD."

Gabriele d'Annunzio, Italy's poet-soldier, now 65 and bald even to the eyebrows, had his appendix removed last week. The operation required 45 minutes. Poet-Soldier d'Annunzio took only local anesthetic, lay...

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