People: Cheers & Catcalls

Pausing briefly between play dates, Actress Tallulah Bankhead told the New York World-Telegram and Sun's Columnist Ward Morehouse about the trials & tribulations of touring the U.S. in Noel Coward's Private Lives: "I've now played Private Lives everywhere except under water. We've been doing remarkable business. Got $25,000 the week before Christmas playing in Alabama, but, oh God, some of my relatives nearly drove me crazy ... In playing this part through the South I found myself getting, oh, so Southern—if Noel could have caught me!"

Franklin Delano Roosevelt tried from time to...