People: Homebodies

King Gustaf V of Sweden, 90, ordered by his doctor to stay home, missed the annual dinner of the Swedish Academy for the first time in 74 years. Muttered His Majesty: "Hare-shooting is less fatiguing than attending public banquets."

Humphrey Bogart, of Benedict Canyon, Calif., and wife Lauren Bacall left home unexpectedly for a day's visit with friends. The Bogart boxers had killed a skunk in the backyard, laid it triumphantly on the front doorstep, and then romped joyously through the house.

King Frederik IX of Denmark, 49, made good use of his early naval...

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