Radio: Who's a Peer?

David James Douglas, 38, seventh Baron Nugent of Clonlost. is six feet of muscle, charm and upper-class English accent. He was hand-picked in Britain last summer from a crop of 18 eligible noblemen to star in a filmed TV series with U.S. Singer Vicki Benet (TIME. Aug. 1). Since his arrival in Hollywood last month for the filming of the show, he has been getting the standard treatment of cocktail parties, press interviews and deals with advertisers (in exchange for a few publicity photos, Chrysler Corp. put a Dodge at the baron's disposal).

Last week disaster struck. Mike Kaplan, a reporter for...

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