Milestones, Apr. 24, 1939

Birthday. Charles Chaplin, cinemactor. Age: 50. Greetings: from 37 Russian cinema directors, who cabled Mr. Chaplin their appreciation especially of his films Modern Times and City Lights.

Engaged. Patricia Ziegfeld, 22, only daughter of Cinemactress Billie Burke and the late Florenz Ziegfeld; to William Stephenson,* 26, dance instructor; in Hollywood.

Sued for Divorce. Gladys Dubois Armstrong, Hollywood song writer; by Robert Armstrong, 42, cinema tough-guy; in Hollywood. Grounds: mental cruelty and his wife's insistence that they live in Mexico.

Sued for Divorce. Archie Pitt, London theatrical manager; by Gracie Fields (real name: Grace Stansfield), 41, world's highest paid show-woman (earnings: about $750,000 a year),...

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