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Rita Hayworth ex-husband, Orson Wells
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Musgrove, Dean
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1984
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes.; Title supplied by cataloger.
George Orson Wells (1915-1985), actor, director, writer and producer of film, theater and radio, was married to film actress Rita Hayworth from 1943-1948, with their union producing a daughter, Rebecca. They struggled in their marriage, with Hayworth stating that Wells did not want to be tied down and Wells blaming Hayworth for making unfounded accusations of infidelity; they became estranged in 1946 but briefly reconciled in 1947 before finally separating for good; in 1948 Hayworth filed for divorce.
Photograph shows an unidentified man escorting Orson Wells, once-husband of actress Rita Hayworth, down a pathway. Location unknown.
1 photographic print :b&w ;20 x 24 cm. on sheet 21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box Hayworth, Rita.
Welles, Orson,--1915-1985
Motion picture producers and directors--United States
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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