People: People, Dec. 13, 1943


Katharine Cornell has "terrific stretch." It was first noticed by Elizabeth Montgomery, the dressmaker who designed Cornell's clothes for Lovers and Friends. "That is why her stage clothes must be tested in motion," Miss Montgomery explained. "That is also why she does something for the clothes."

Brendan Bracken, Britain's Minister of Information, attacked by an irrepressible Leftist M.P., an irresponsible Manhattan columnist, verbally cracked their heads together. The M.P., Emanuel Shinwell, had been scandalized by the columnist's report that Bracken had "found better British woolens" than London's in Manhattan, ordered nine suits...

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