"A wonderful gentleman.'' said Kim Novak, her hazel eyes wide and dreamy. "A real good-will ambassador for his country. He likes hamburgers and so do I." Zsa Zsa Gabor swooningly agreed: "One of the finest men I've ever met."

Such character references are not easy to earn, but Hollywood thought it knew how Lieut. General Rafael ("Ramfis") Trujillo Jr., 28, eldest son of the Dominican dictator, got them. At a Los Angeles foreign-car agency, where he bought a $12,000 Mercedes-Benz to replace his old Cadillac, Ramfis shipped off another $5,500 Mercedes to Zsa Zsa and an $8,500 model to Kim....

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