People, Oct. 28, 1935

"Names make news." Last week these names made this news:

Before a rustling audience of 75, oldtime Actress Maude Adams (Peter Pan, The Little Minister) swept into a Manhattan courtroom to defend herself in a prosaic $200,000 lawsuit. Carried away with the scene, the World-Telegram reported: "The courtroom was crowded with staidly gowned women and mustachioed old gentlemen. . . . On November 6, 1905, Peter Pan's cue line, spoken in the nursery, read: 'Dear night light, that protects my sleeping babes, burn clear and steadfast tonight.' . . . Today an attorney said:...

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