Eleanor Powell c. 1930s.
Eleanor Powell getting her photograph taken on the set of Rosalie, 1937
Glenn Ford and Eleanor Powell were wed on October 23rd, 1943 while Glenn was in between stints at Camp Pendleton. Under the circumstances of wartime, they decided that a simple ceremony would be best held at Eleanor’s home and with a minimum of fuss. Eleanor wore a cream colored satin gown and held a long spray of white orchids. Glenn was in impeccable Marines dress form.
Eleanor Powell and George Murphy in Broadway Melody of 1938
Eleanor Powell on the set of Born to Dance (1936)
Fred Astaire and Eleanor Powell in publicity photos for The Broadway Melody of 1940
The first family picture of Glenn Ford and Eleanor Powell with their two-and-a-half-months-old son, Peter Newton, who was born February 5, 1945.