The Press: Pastepot Wonder

When Rome's picture weekly, La Setti-mana Incom, hit the newsstands last week, Italians took one look at its cover and rushed to buy. Although Ingrid Bergman has permitted no photographs of herself and child, Incom's cover showed a joyful Ingrid cooing to her newborn babe in a hospital room, while Roberto Rossellini, the doctor, the nurse and even the Madonna (from a painting on the wall) seemed to beam with approval. Incom's teasing caption: "The Strange Story of This Photograph."

Inside, Incom told the story, which would not have sounded strange to readers of...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!