People, Aug. 19, 1940

In Reno, waiting for her divorce decree, French Actress Swana Beaucaire went to a movie that changed her mind, wired Husband Clyde Pangborn, shy, soft-spoken round-the-world flier: "COME AND GET ME. I DON'T WANT A DIVORCE." He went.

Day after the death of Dr. Frederick Albert Cook last week (TIME, Aug. 12), brown-bearded, twinkling-eyed, publicity-wise Explorer Sir Hubert Wilkins went to Detroit to raise $100,000. Object: an expedition to "prove" Explorer Cook's much-disputed claim that he discovered the North Pole.

To Washington flew daisy-eyed, dark-haired Cinemactress Luise Rainer, two-time winner of the Academy...

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