People, Mar. 8, 1971

It was wonderful to "come home" to Hartford, Katharine Hepburn told the audience at Horace Bushnell Memorial Hall when she opened her musical, Coco, there last week. "It's very emotional being here," she added, her voice trembling. Then Kate went home to another emotional encounter. A female chauffeur whom she had fired for rudeness was discovered hiding in a closet with a hammer, and it took the 61-year-old actress, her stepmother, 70, her secretary and another chauffeur ten minutes to subdue her. Kate emerged from the fray with a new memento of Hartford—a finger that was fractured and bitten to the...

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