People: The Busy Heart

Pulitzer Prizewinner Van Wyck Brooks (The Flowering of New England) got a license at 61 to marry Gladys Rice Billings, 60, remote in-law of Massachusetts Senator Leverett. Saltonstall, Songwriter, Milton Drake (Mairzy Doats) was sued for a separation by his lamzy divey, Betty. Dorothy Parker, 53, most-quoted lady with the '30s, was sued for divorce by Fellow Writer Alan Campbell, who complained that they had become strangers. And Mickey Rooney, 24, was sued for separate maintenance by wife Betty Jane (Miss Birmingham 1944), who said she was dissatisfied with her $10,000-a-year settlement...

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