Elvis Presley leaves Santa Monica California Superior Court after being granted a divorce from his wife Priscilla. The couple had been married six years and in spite of the October 9, 1973 divorce proceedings, they appeared very amicable as they left the courtroom.
Two time Oscar winning actress Bette Davis, accompanied by her Attorney Sidney W. Wernick, enters Cumberland County Superior Court here, July 6th, 1960. Moments later, she was granted an uncontested divorce from her fourth husband, television-movie actor Gary Merrill, 47.
Actress Anna Kashfi, formerly married to actor Marlon Brando, delivers a hard slap in the face to her ex-husband as the two left the courtroom here after Brando won a long fight to increase his visitation rights to his three-year-old son by Miss Kashfi, Brando's hair is still styled for his role in "Mutiny on the Bounty." December 28, 1961
Joan Crawford is pictured as she appeared at the office of her attorney to give a deposition as testimony in her divorce suit against Franchot Tone. Permission to testify by deposition was given Miss Crawford because of the fact that she expects to be in South America on a personal appearance tour when the trial is called. Miss Crawford said that Tone was a husband who expected to do hard work all day and then party around with him all night. March 27, 1939
Screen actress Judy Garland is shown outside courtroom as she was greeted by reporters and fans before her divorce suit hearing. Dressed in black linen duster, the songbird testified that her director/husband, Vincente Minnelli, lost all interest in her and, as a result, she became "terribly lonely." She was granted divorce on cruelty charges and will share custody of their daughter Liza with Minnelli, who must pay $500 monthly support while the child is with her mother.Date Photographed:March 22, 1951
Lucille Ball is shown in Los Angeles Superior Court where she won an uncontested divorce from former actor, Sergeant Desi Arnaz. Miss Ball said that arguments with Desi went far, far into the nights before they finally separated last November 6th. They later reconciled and divorced again -- for good. Photographed October 18, 1944
Marilyn Monroe puts her signature to papers in Superior Court which put her back in circulation again. She received a divorce from Joe Dimaggio who did not contest the suit. Eye witnesses said that there were tears in Marilyn's eyes when Superior Court Judge Orlando Rhodes said, "divorce granted" October 27, 1954
Rita Hayworth, is shown at a Sunset Strip night spot with an old friend actor's agent, Charlie Feldman. Rita returned from Nevada last week where she filed suit for a divorce from Prince Aly Khan. The divorce cannot be granted until 60 days after the Prince was notified. Sept 13, 1951
Zsa Zsa Gabor, well known Hungarian thesp, signs off another chapter in her marriage life as she signed the Juarez Divorce Court register here today. At left is Juarez Court attendant and peering over her shoulder is Los Angeles writer, Carl Parsons, who accompanied her to Juarez. October 18, 1967