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December 31, 2009 | 12:00 pm

 Dec. 31, 1942, Hedda hopper 

Dec. 31, 1942: "Woman substituted for man power on the "Coney Island" set the other day when one of the boys in a dance sequence was ordered to his draft board instead of his studio. Starlet Vanita Wade put on a tuxedo and took his place," Hedda Hopper says.