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Nice little rites for midget pair
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Brich, George
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes; Original print has visible crease along middle.
Photograph article dated February 26, 1962 partially reads, "It was a nice little wedding. The 4-foot-3 bride was blushing and the 3-foot-11 bridegroom was nervous. And the guests, properly armed with rice, sprayed midget TV actor Billy Barty, 37, and his bride, commercial artist Shirley Bolingbroke, 28, at a small family wedding Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Studio City ward. After more than a year of keeping steady company, they were married by Shirley's brother-in-law, Bishop Leslie F. Nelson. It was the first marriage for both."
1 photographic print :b&w ;36 x 29 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Barty, Billy
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Television actors and actresses--United States
Marriage service--California--Los Angeles
Wedding clothing & dress
Weddings--California--Los Angeles
Bridegrooms--California--Los Angeles
Brides--California--Los Angeles
Dwarfs--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Studio City (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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