People, Nov. 2, 1953

Names make news. Last week these names made this news:

After a clinch over a divorce settlement and alimony, Hollywood's No. 1 box-office draw, John (The Quiet Man) Wayne, 46, and his estranged, Mexican-born wife, Esperanza, 31, suddenly broke clean and began swinging wildly in court. John, Esperanza charged, drank too much. "All the trouble I've had came out of a bottle," said she. Then she recalled how He-Man Wayne had dragged her about by the hair and another time by a foot in hotels. Nonsense, retorted John. It was Esperanza's own "excessive drinking"...

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