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Staggered were U.S. Navy officers who brought the transport West Point into New York (see p. 19) to be boarded by Lieut. Commander Walter Winchell, who in uniform turned out to look more like a lifelong salt than any lifelong salt.

≤≤Other new uniforms: Al Smith's son Al Jr., and Australian Prime Minister Menzies' son Kenneth. ≤≤Robert Montgomery flew to London to be U.S. naval attache, said he was "washed up" with Hollywood for the duration.

≤≤Cinemactress Anna Neagle headed home for London, agreed that "Hollywood has forgotten about the world." ≤≤ For $1 a year Vincent Astor turned over...

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