People, Oct. 20, 1980

Under pastel parasols on a pastoral set, the stars gathered for a Victorian garden party: Maureen O'Sullivan, Arlene Dahl, Fritz Weaver, Celeste Holm. But there was not a film crew in sight. The occasion? A benefit to revive the Tappan Zee Playhouse in Nyack, N. Y., an event that turned into a surprise 80th-birthday party for Local Resident Helen Hayes. Broadway's longtime First Lady bubbled over at the prospect of restoring the old theater where she and such "dear friends" as Jack Benny, Tallulah Bankhead and Beatrice Lillie once played. She was no less...

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