Memories I Should Have Had

Somerset Maugham entertaining Winston Churchill.
The gates of Somerset Maugham’s Villa Mauresque. He wrote, played host, basked in the sun, and escaped England’s climate, cuisine, and constraints.
The pool at the Villa Mauresque. Full disclosure was de rigueur.
Bert Lahr (second from right) and associates helping Sherman Billingsley with a bread freshness test at The Stork Club.
Ayn Rand just before she threw me out when I crashed her book party.

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