Shed Real Tears. The Times (San Mateo, California) 6 February, 1959, p 23
in SHED REAL TEARS Anne Bancroft sheds real tears at each second-act curtain of "Two for the Seesaw." She produces the tears, she says, by humming "Wayfarin' Stranger" to h e r s e l f . . . The veal the generosity of Jack Benny, the self-styled scrooge, but guest-of-honor at its inaugural conference meeting in. Miami Beach Feb. 7 . . . There threatened strike against "Middle of the Night" because Delbert Mann, directing the film New York, belongs to the Screen Directors Guild West and not East. The frail Baroness Blixen -who is the distinguished writer, Isak Dinesen -- attended two Broadway first-nights last Sunday night. She also agreed to speak Â· at the dinner meeting the National Institute of Arts Letters. She said she could not eat the usual dinner provided the members but would stick her diet of oysters, white grapes and champagne. She weighs 63 pounds . . . At the dinner had one oyster -- but took the peas, peach melba and coffee.