Tyrone Power “lavender wedding”

19jun01weddingImage: Tyrone Power and Annabella after their wedding ceremony in Bel-Air, California in 1939. From https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/7/7f/Tyrone_Power_and_Annabella_after_their_wedding_ceremony_in_Bel-Air%2C_Calif%2C_1939.jpg/340px-Tyrone_Power_and_Annabella_after_their_wedding_ceremony_in_Bel-Air%2C_Calif%2C_1939.jpg

“With the inclusion of morality clauses in the contracts of Hollywood actors in the 1920s, some closeted stars contracted marriages of convenience to protect their public reputations and preserve their careers… The term lavender marriage has been used to characterize these couples/individuals:

“…The term has been applied to the marriage of Tyrone Power and French actress Annabella in 1939.[8]

“8. Bret, David (2000). Errol Flynn: Satan’s Angel. Robson Book. p. 79. Retrieved January 18, 2015.”

Excerpt from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lavender_marriage .

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