GREAT BRITAIN: The Dominant Strain

Britain's queen-to-be, 19-year-old Princess Elizabeth, looks more & more like her imperious grandmother, Queen Mary. But London's hopeful nightclub owners swear they also see signs in her of the lightsome strain evident in her great-grandfather, Edward VII, and her uncle, ex-King Edward VIII. Last week for the first time Elizabeth and her sister, 15-year-old Princess Margaret Rose, stepped out. They showed a touch of the Edwards, but more—much more—of Mary.

Going to a variety show with the King and Queen (see cut) was fun, but far too formal. Last week, almost on their own, the Princesses went to the theater (Terence...