People: Entertainers

Jack Benny, tanned and plumper, got back to Manhattan from his ten-week U.S.O. tour of Africa, the Middle East and Italy, where his troupe was the first show to land on the European mainland. Said he: "In Iran, according to the current films, Shirley Temple hasn't been born yet, and Francis X. Bushman has just won the popularity contest." Two days later arrived:

Al Jolson, looking like "Bombo" in a Senegalese fez. Already a veteran of U.S.O. tours in Alaska, the Pacific, the Caribbean, he was now back from Africa and Sicily. He too plumped for newer films for the troops, reported:...

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