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Books: Hindu Marjorie

AMRITA(283 pp.)—R.Prawer Jhabvala —Norton ($3.50). Amrita Chakravarty is a Hindu Marjorie Morningstar. She has a job with a touch of glamour—announcer on a...

CORPORATIONS: The Horse Traders

At Santa Anita one night in 1947, horse fanciers and some of Hollywood's top stars looked down on a spotlighted auction ring for a notable equine event. On...

TELEVISION: Program Preview, Nov. 26, 1956

For the week starting Thursday, Nov. 22. Times are E.S.T., subject to change. Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (Thurs. 11 a.m., NBC). Narrator: Ernie Kovacs...

Cinema: The Conquest of Smiling Jim

(See Cover) "Yeah? This is Holden. Yeah, Marty. Hold it a sec." The muscular man with the hard eyes palms the phone. "I'll take those letters now, Miss...

Milestones, Feb. 24, 1958

Born. To Dave Garroway, 44, NBC's early-rising telecaster (Today), and Pamela Wilde Garroway, 30, brunette onetime TV production coordinator: a son, their...

People: That Old Feeling

Thrice-married Count Alfred de Marigny, 39, acquitted in 1943 of the sensational Bahamas murder of his father-in-law, Sir Harry Oakes, announced a new business...

The Press: Wall St. to Main St.

Once upon a time the Wall Street Journal would not have thought of beginning its news stories so breezily: "Betty Grable and Clark Gable face tougher...

Cinema: The Farmer's Daughter

(See Cover) The men in her life are mostly tight-lipped about their memories. Back home in North Carolina, a boy who used to squire her will only say that she...

People, Feb. 15, 1960

Palm Beach's fabulous white marble Flagler Museum came back to life when some 425 very social guests attended the pinnacle event of Florida's winter season...

People: Fortunes of War

U.S. Army Air Forces Captain Clark Gable, who started aiming for action when he joined up last August, was close to action at last, newly arrived at a bomber...

Big Dig

Hollywood, which has a special logic of its own, has a ready answer for one kind of criticism: If entertaining the public and breaking box-office records isn't...

People: People

On the Job The job of hostess to the Vice President-elect was filled. Possibly spurred on by applications from eager ladies ("I didn't know whether they...

THE SOUTH: New Accent

THE SOUTH New Accent The South had never seen anything like it. The Republican candidate for President, traditionally a figure who leaves the South to the...

Cinema: We Love You, Louella!

Like the elements of a plutonium bomb, Hollywood and the Hearst press came together one evening last week for a stupefyingly colossal testimonial dinner. The...

People, Dec. 13, 1954

Names make news. Last week these names made this news: The ailing King of Nepal, Makarajadhiraja Tribhubana Bir Bikram Jung Bahadur, 48, who with a name like...

People: Warriors & Aides

Navy Lieut. Richard Barthelmess swore in his son, Stewart, at Norfolk's naval recruiting station. C.I.O. Man Phil Murray's son, Joseph, enlisted in the Army...

People: People, Aug. 31, 1942

Uniformity Second Lieut. George Alexander Eugene Douglas Haig, 24, son of the famed British commander in World War I, was reported missing in the Middle East,...

People: Just Deserts

It was indeed an honor. J. Edgar Hoover and Byron Price were offered honorary knighthoods by George VI for their wartime services—Hoover as FBI chief, Price as...

GEORGIA: Crossroad Town

There are 13 Atlantas in the U. S., but only one mattered last week.* Atlanta, Ga. was the place where Gone With the Wind opened (see p. 30); where Clark...

THE PRESIDENCY: The President Speaks

The little oval room was hot. The score of frail, wobbly, gilt chairs were jammed close together on the deep scarlet carpet, to the left of the plain, dark...