People: Light Wines & Fondant

Up a 60-foot flagpole near Washington, up out of limbo shinnied the Daffy Decade's champion flagpole sitter, Aloysius Anthony ("Shipwreck") Kelly (see cut), who settled himself for a four-day perch, said he was going to try to get into the Navy when he came down. Durable old Walter William ("Pudge") Heffelfmger, 74 (see cut), spectacular Yale football guard of the '90s, wheeled out the high-wheeled bike he had ridden in his youth, unsentimentally handed it over to scrap collectors. Oil-rationed citizens all over the nation worried about the winter, but in long-limbed Cinemactress Loretta Young's heart was no dread. To...

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