People: People, May 12, 1941

Putting her trust in her honey-blonde hair, a little seashore hipper-dipper, and the eye-brimming distinction she imparts to the plainest photographic studies, 20-year-old Gloria Wood, star-minded daughter of Director Sam Wood (Kitty Foyle), petitioned in Los Angeles court for permission to discard her cinemagic name, call herself just K. T. Stevens.

Though (for reasons unannounced) he failed his preliminary physical exams, Benson Ford, 21-year-old grandson of Henry Ford, was classified 1A by his Mount Clemens, Mich, board on a 2-to-1 vote in which his fiancée's uncle, Charles McNaughton, dissented.

Summoned for active duty with the U.S. Army Engineers was convivial, hard-boiled Major Robert...

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