People: People, Jul. 20, 1942

Fighting Men Singing Cinecowboy Gene Autry enlisted in the Army Air Corps, passed his physical examination, expected active duty soon.

James Stewart, who quit films for the Army more than a year ago, was promoted to first lieutenant in the Air Corps.

Promoted to second lieutenant in the Air Corps was Actor Burgess Meredith.

Irwin Shaw, short story writer, playwright (1936's anti-war Bury the Dead}, passed his physical examination and was sworn in as a private in the Army.

Off & On After the longest-drawn-out casting to-do since Gone With the Wind, the juicy role of Maria in the forthcoming cine-version of For Whom...

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