People: People, Dec. 21, 1942


Aware that any display of extravagance would be unseemly in these times, the Maharaja of Jodhpur announced that only a quarter of the amount originally earmarked would be spent on the approaching wedding of the heir apparent. The affair will cost scarcely $108,000.

Armed Forces

Quietly into the army as a private went Cinemactor Melvyn Douglas, loudly deplored as an OCD consultant by Congress last February. Into the air corps went Cinemactor Bruce Cabot.

Into the army went David Mdivani, ex-Georgian prince, ex-husband of Mae Murray, ex-brother-in-law of Barbara Hutton, ex-brother-in-law of Pola Negri....

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