People, Jun. 22, 1953

Names make news. Last week these names made this news:

In Manhattan, reporters for the tabloid Daily News worked in relays to cover the dark-to-dawn activities of Actress Diana Barrymore, which reminded oldtimers of the antics of her late father John Barrymore. Because "my husband bores me," Diana began her evening by pub-crawling with an off-duty policeman ("He has a wife, two children and a Buick and must be nameless"). Returning home after midnight, she found her husband, Robert Wilcox, arguing with another rival named John McNeill ("It went on and on and I...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!