People, Oct. 31, 1960

On a sunny afternoon in Manhattan's Central Park, Denmark's visiting King Frederik IX and Queen Ingrid appeared with Danish-born Pianist-Funnyman Victor Borge beside a statue of Denmark's greatest teller of fairy tales, Hans Christian Andersen. Borge, wearing half-spectacles "for very short stories.'' read two Andersen tales to some 100 bemused tots. The children could not quite feign indifference to a real King and Queen, and at one point a local lad asked chainsmoking Frederik pointblank: "King, where is your crown? I thought all Kings wore crowns." Affable Frederik explained that a crown...

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