Milestones, Nov. 14, 1932

Marriage Annulled. Preston Sturges, playwright (Strictly Dishonorable); and Eleanor Post Hutton, stepdaughter of General Foods Corp. Board Chairman Edward F. Hutton, granddaughter of the late Cereal Tycoon Charles William Post; in Manhattan. The 1930 marriage was declared invalid by Referee John M. Tierney because Mr. Sturges' first wife, Estelle Mudge Godfrey Sturges Daugherty, had gotten a Mexican divorce which "isn't worth a last year's bird nest." Sued. By Richard Wayne, onetime cinemactor: Mrs. Antoinette Converse Wayne, Iowa steel & banking heiress; for $300,000 advance allowance under a contract by which Mrs. Wayne...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!