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Cinema: Million-Dollar Voice

(See Cover) It was the emotion-packed end of Act I of Pagliacci, and the clown's heart was broken; the sob-racked notes of Vesti la Giubba soared out of the...

Radio: Comeback for Lanza

Hulking Hollywood Tenor Mario Lanza was a big box-office hit 3½ years ago in The Great Caruso. But when his temperament interfered with his work on The Student...

Music: Thatza My Boy

From time to time, some richly imaginative columnist likens Club Singer Enzo Stuarti to the late Mario Lanza. But the comparison is fair to neither man. Lanza...

Milestones, Oct. 19, 1959

Married. Billy Martin, 31, Cleveland Indians second baseman; and Gretchen Ann Winkler, 24, Trans World Airlines hostess; in Las Vegas, Nev. Died. Mario Lanza...

Cinema: The New Pictures, may 21, 1951

The Great Caruso (M-G-M), a quasi-biography of the late great tenor, is weak on facts and weaker as fiction, but as a well-recorded pops concert featuring the...

Nightclubs: Present Incumbent

Nothing succeeds like an Italian opera singer who would rather split smoke in a nightclub than shatter chandeliers in an opera house. The pay is high, and the...

Music: The Three Davids

At San Francisco's hungry 1, strapping, curly-haired Gregory Millar used to appear with his friend Mort Sahl, belting out pop songs in a voice vaguely...

Music: New Idol

Mario Lanza is a curly-haired young (29) movie singer who confesses breezily that he once scraped the label off a Caruso record and substituted one with his own...

Milestones, may 31, 1954

Born. To Mario Lanza, 32, overstuffed Hollywood tenor (The Great Caruso), and Betty Hicks Lanza, 31: their fourth child, second son; in Hollywood. Weight: 7...

Cinema: The New Pictures, Feb. 3, 1958

A Farewell to Arms (David O. Selznick; 20th Century-Fox) is the second screen version of Ernest Hemingway's famed story of love and war in Italy, when he and...

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