Stan and Ollie
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One-Day Farewells for Laurels

Stan Kissing Illeana

Though only a week ago she sued him for $1,500 monthly separate maintenance, comedian Stan Laurel brought his Russian wife, Illeana, to jail today and fondly kissed her goodbye as she started to serve a one-day term on a reckless driving conviction.

—AP Wirepohoto
    January 5, 1939

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