People, Nov. 6, 1972

"I'm more like a girl of 64," protested Britain's grande dame of the theater, Actress Dame Sybil Thorndike. Actually, Dame Sybil had just turned 90, and all Britain was helping her to celebrate. The post office arranged special deliveries every half-hour to handle the flood of greetings, and at London's Haymarket Theater an all-star cast, including Margaret Leighton, Dame Peggy Ashcroft, Dame Edith Evans, Wendy Miller, Sir Ralph Richardson, Paul Scofield, Peter Ustinov and Lord Olivier offered their talents in tribute. As for Dame Sybil, who had begun acting in 1904 and was...