People, Dec. 30, 1940

Summoning reporters, Plastic Surgeon I. Daniel Shorell (TIME, Aug. 12) announced in Manhattan: "The British press has made urgent inquiry from me within the last 24 hours as to whether I performed a face-lifting operation on the Duchess of Windsor. ... I wish categorically to deny that I performed such an operation in Miami. Furthermore, may I suggest that you of the press accept official announcements of the Duke and Duchess. I was absent from the city to operate on another prominent person—not the Duchess. Furthermore, I shall soon go to the Bahamas on...

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