People: People, Sep. 21, 1942

War Effort

Fragile, green-eyed Cinemactress Greer Garson overdid patriotism on a high-pressure war-bond sales tour of 20-odd mining towns in ten days. She sold $10 million in war bonds but wound up exhausted in a Washington hospital. Earl Haig, 24, son of the British World War I commander, turned up as a prisoner of war in Italy. Feather-haired, candy-faced Hinda Wassau, veteran stripteuse, swore she was going to join the WAACs. "I don't want to hold any office," she said. "I just want to start fresh from scratch." Cinedirector Cecil B. DeMille, veteran showman,...

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