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Muscling In on the Arts
March 23, 1959
Most of the men and one of the ladies on this and the following pages earned fame as athletes, but neither their talents nor ambitions stopped there. Lured perhaps by the familiar tumult of the crowd, the glare of baby-blue spotlights or, even, money, they each at one time in their careers abandoned the comparative safety of the arena for the notorious vagaries of show biz and No. 5 pancake makeup. Can you name the performers and the play or movie in which they are shown here? For the answers, see below.
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March 23, 1959

Muscling In On The Arts

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Most of the men and one of the ladies on this and the following pages earned fame as athletes, but neither their talents nor ambitions stopped there. Lured perhaps by the familiar tumult of the crowd, the glare of baby-blue spotlights or, even, money, they each at one time in their careers abandoned the comparative safety of the arena for the notorious vagaries of show biz and No. 5 pancake makeup. Can you name the performers and the play or movie in which they are shown here? For the answers, see below.

1 OLD HAND IN A NEW FIELD
2 THE SULTAN AND THE SIREN
3 GAUL AND GORGEOUS
4 THE MILLIONAIRE'S BEST FRIEND
5 THE GENTLEMAN HAD A GAT
6 HE WAS USED TO CLINCHES
7 ALL THIS AND BIG FEET TOO
8 HOME AND THE BRAVE
9 PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD

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