People, Apr. 23, 1956

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

At his home near Havana, Nobel Prize-winning Novelist Ernest Hemingway

packed his fishing tackle and got set to fly to Peru, where he will try to catch a star for the movie version of his novelette, The Old Man and the Sea. Hemingway's quarry: a Pacific black marlin weighing at least 1,500 Ibs. (world-record catch and heftiest fish ever taken by rod and reel: 1,560 Ibs.).

The University of Miami's Irwin Luck, 18, tyro tunesmith, proved his sophomore flair for big-time promotion. Weary of begging Crooner...

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