People: People, Nov. 23, 1942


On the auction block in Manhattan went the apartment furnishings of ex-Manhattanite Orson Welles. Among the wonder boy's things: sofas twelve feet long; a bed shaped like a sleigh, backed by a vast mirror; a large plaster panther; a set of iron hitching posts in the shape of sea horses; chairs four feet wide; a coffee table five feet long; a cannibal boiling pot. The new tenants are painting over the nude murals.

Beaver Christopher Morley finally explained why he had raised a beard. The late Sea-Writer Felix Reisenberg had had a beard, said Morley, and: "Felix grew his beard as a...

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