Most sensitive bump on Italy's shin bone last week was tiny, historic Ravello. There, in the snug, age-whitened Villa Cimbrone, overlooking the blue Mediterranean from its mountain perch, two people were trying not to notice that all the world was watching them. The man: snowy-haired, limelight-loving, 55-year-old Conductor Leopold Stokowski, whose American wife divorced him last December. The woman: Hollywood's No. 1 recluse, Greta Garbo.

While Mrs. Evangeline Brewster Johnson Stokowski was in Reno last fall, Hollywood reported that her fun-loving husband was seen dancing Big Apples with Garbo at Hollywood house...

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