Milestones, Dec. 10, 1951

Married. Samia Gamal, 27, Egyptian dancer and cinemactress, favorite of King Farouk; and Sheppard King III, 27, headline-hungry Houston real-estate heir; he for the third time (he married his first wife twice); in Cairo. After the honeymoon, Samia plans to wiggle in Manhattan and Miami nightclubs.

Died. Marion Benda, 45, Ziegfeld Follies girl of the '20s, long rumored to be the mysterious Woman in Black who made a pilgrimage to the tomb of Screen Lover Rudolph Valentino each year on the anniversary of his death; by her own hand (sleeping pills, on her seventh attempt); in Hollywood. She claimed to have gone...

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