NEW YORK: No Privacy Left

Ruth Elizabeth Collins is a comely girl who went to New York from Concord, Mass, to become a dance band singer. She changed her name to Dale Belmont, borrowing the first name of Flash Gordon's girl friend. At first she had little success. But after a microscope salesman named Joe Bonds became her manager she began wearing sweaters. Engagements at Manhattan's Versailles and Glass Hat followed.

Miss Belmont specialized in what she called "frustrated love songs," called herself The Blue Velvet Voice. Her singing was popular with men. Columnist Earl Wilson came, watched, went away and wrote simply: "Busting all records."...

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