People: Sep. 22, 1967

"I just love my nose—goes with the setting," said the masked guest, tilting his twelve-inch rubber proboscis toward the Tiepelo frescoes on the ceiling of Venice's Palazzo Ca' Rezzonica. It was the season's gaudiest Ballo in Maschera (masked ball), and more than 500 of the plumiest knights and dames of the international round table had donned their most expensive armor to dance, taste champagne, guess each other's identities and incidentally raise money for the Venetian artisans still suffering the effects of last November's widespread floods. When the masks came off at 1:30 a.m., the revelers turned out to include: Prince Rainier...

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