Clark Gable's wife seeks divorce
- 23 April 1952
- Associated Press
Associated Press photograph titled 'Lady Ashley divorces Clark Gable'. Caption on back reads: The former Lady Sylvia Ashley, actor Clark Gable's fourth wife, limps into the courtroom at Santa Monica, California, April 21, when she secured a divorce after a 16-minute hearing. In this picture she enters the courtroom with her attorney Jerry Giesler. She has used crutches since injuring her foot in a recent auto accident.
Mrs. Gable is to get a cash award of £2,230 plus ten percent of Gable's earnings for one year and seven percent for the next four years. Gable earns about £178,500 yearly. She alleged that Gable was sullen and inflicted grievous mental cruelty.
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- Daily Herald Archive, National Science and Media Museum, Bradford
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