MANNERS & MORALS: The Watered Cream

In its 60-year history the New York Social Register has been known to list —through accident or indulgence—murderers, convicts, and a Pekinese bitch. But Broadway and Hollywood are usually considered beyond the pale. The 1947 edition, out last week, showed that the secret board of editors* was more vigilant than ever. In stayed 24 Roosevelts, 20 Pells, 8 Vanderbilts, 4 Astors, 3 Stuyvesants, 7 de Peysters, 14 Havemeyers. Out went: ¶Hyatt Von Dehn, longtime Registerite. He married Singer Ginny Simms in 1945, was listed with her in the 1946 edition. Ginny was...

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