People: People, Apr. 23, 1945

Personal Preferences

Gloria Vanderbilt di Cicco almost ran down her newest romance (according to the gossip columnists) when Maestro Leopold Stokowski stepped off a train at Truckee, Calif, into a Sierra Nevada snowstorm to help wait out her Reno divorce (due April 20). Meeting him in a secondhand Cadillac which she had just learned to drive, Gloria released the clutch as he crossed in front of the car. Only a cadenza-like leap saved him. Unruffled, the heiress drove him to her Lake Tahoe cabin while Manhattan friends & relatives dispatched frantic wires warning...

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