Milestones, May 16, 1949

Divorced. By Michele Morgan (real name: Simone Roussel), 29, green-eyed French cinemactress (Port of Shadows, Symphonic Pastorale): William Marshall, 31, cinema director, after six years of marriage, one child; in Paris.

Died. Henry James O'Brien Bedford-Jones, 62, Canadian-born pulp fic-tioneer; of a heart ailment; in Beverly Hills, Calif. Able to keep five manuscripts boiling at the same time, Bedford-Jones ground out 100 novels, countless short stories, estimated that by writing fast, instead of well, he had earned $1,000,000.

Died. Wyndham Raymond Portal,* First Viscount Portal of Laverstoke, 64, Britain's Minister of Works and...

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