Chief guardian of stage morality in Britain is a court officer of the Queen called the Lord Chamberlain. His jaundiced eye fell upon the lyrics of a song scheduled for a forthcoming revue prophetically entitled The Lord Chamberlain Regrets . . . Noting that the song concerns "the wife of a head of state," the Lord Chamberlain ordered the skit deleted, depriving Londoners of a chance of seeing pert Actress Jill Ireland, 24, impersonate Jacqueline Kennedy. The lyrics:
Well, I'm doing my best to be everyone's choice,
Playing Caroline's mother with Marilyn's voice . . .
Yes, since I married Jack, how Dame Fortune...