Actresses: One Thing at a Time

At rehearsals for next week's U.S. premiere of Eugene O'Neill's More Stately Mansions, the leading lady strode to the top row of Los Angeles' new Ahmanson Theater. "This great theater," she proclaimed, "will be filled with O'Neill's beautiful words." In fact, a throbbing contralto was already filling the house. The rehearsing star was Ingrid Bergman, making her first U.S. stage appearance in 21 years.

It is almost that long ago that Berg man quit Hollywood and her husband to live with Italian Director Roberto Rossellini, whom she later married and then...

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