Cinema: Trio

Hollywood caught three of its best-known actresses last week in different poses—before, during and after—in the town's real-life continuous performance of divorce.

¶ Judy Garland, 28, sued for an end to her five-year-old, separation-studded marriage to Director Vincente (Father of the Bride) Minnelli. Charging "extreme cruelty," she asked for custody of their four-year-old daughter.

¶In one of the shortest (three minutes) Hollywood divorce hearings on record. Barbara Stanwyck, 43, freed herself of Robert Taylor, 39. A judge dissolved their eleven-year-old marriage, long considered one of Hollywood's happiest, after Barbara testified that Taylor had enjoyed his freedom while making a movie in Italy...

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