People, Sep. 9, 1940


In St. Louis, an honor guest of the Negro Elks Convention, stone-faced Joe Louis, announced on behalf of himself and his light-skinned wife, Marva Trotter Barrow: "We're expecting a baby 'bout December. Maybe he'll be a fighter—if he's a he."

When the Cambridge (Mass.) Summer Theatre presented Strip-Teaser Ann Corio in her first dramatic venture, The Barker (TIME, Aug. 12), it informed its patrons: "Fundamentally sweet and wholesome, she is extremely well read, keenly interested in current affairs, and is perfectly at ease when conversing with any person of culture," In a letter...

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