Milestones, Sep. 3, 1945

Married. Sir Malcolm Campbell, 60, onetime automobile speed king, still the world's fastest speedboat racer (141.74 m.p.h.); and Betty Humphery Nickory, 38, blonde British yachting enthusiast; both for the second time; in London.

Divorced. Mervyn LeRoy, 44, M.G.M.'s short, cigar-smoking producer-director (Little Caesar, Anthony Adverse, Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo); by Doris Warner LeRoy, 33, eldest daughter of Harry M. Warner of Hollywood's three Warner Bros.; after seven years of marriage, two children; in Reno.

Died. Leo Borchard, 53, Russian-born conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, who fell from Nazi favor in 1937 when he refused to conduct the Nazi anthem, Horst Wessel, then...

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