People, Dec. 23, 1940

A boiled shirt swelling and falling over his Cyclopean chest, Jim Londos (real name: Christopher Theophilus), sometime airplane-spinning wrestling champ, made a debut at Philadelphia's swank Academy of Music with a lecture on wrestling as practiced by the ancients.

Gruff, creaking old (62) Lionel Barrymore heard the Los Angeles WPA Orchestra perform his symphony, Tableau Russe, was so amazed he decided to finish another symphony he started a few years back. Grunted Composer Barrymore, who practices many arts: "It is not only amusing but pleasing to have all this happen at my age."


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