Hollywood's blonde Virginia Mayo,
who has been working at being an actress, got a not-so-helping hand from Stars & Stripes: election as Miss Cheesecake of 1948.
Veteran Cinemactor Charles Boyer, now breaking in on Broadway in Red Gloves, was made a Knight of the French Legion of Honor, for founding in Los Angeles a nonprofit cultural institution dedicated to French-American friendship.
Bing Crosby, 44, was named the nation's No. 1 box-office draw, for the fifth straight year, by Motion Picture Herald. Runner-up: Betty Grable. No. 3: Abbott & Costello.
To the kids of America, the...