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PONS-2 - Lily Pons Wed A. Kostelanetz, '.••'• :...
Lily Pons Wed A. Kostelanetz, '.••'• : '.•-'.•., ' B a rid Master He Had Grossed Continent Continent 15 Times by . Air to Court Her. MEMPHIS, Tenn,, Nov. is (S>) — Andre Koatelanetz, the ' orchestra leader, said Reginald Owen, screen actor, was "talking out of church" when he reported at Fort Worth today that Kostclanetz an d Lily Pons, opera and screen star, were married. Owen, Kostelanetz and Miss Pons were aboard the same plane when it passed through here' about 10 a. hi. (CST) today, en' route to New York from California. Miss Pons remained aboard the plane. A crowd gathered around the ship in an effort to see her. FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. IS. (£>)—- Lily Pons accompanied her suitor of the. skyways, Andre Kostelanetz, Kostelanetz, as he flew hack to work in New York today in a flower be- decked'airplane with ones friend saying their long-expected marriage had materialized. r •' ; ;'•'•. The couple was not reached "during "during their early. morning- stop here but Reginald Owen, screen" actor and fellow ; passenger, said "- they had been married. He gave no 'details.' 'details.' ' • -.;•;:"''.• ' '' .':.;'•;••. - ;:-, ... As recently as October 17 Kostelanetz, Kostelanetz, who has been'doing some spectacular week-end commuting to Hollywood to visit Miss'Pons, said: '-, •.•,..••!' "We are not married. • Our plans are still in the formative stage.'^ On Nov. 8 Kostelanotz. noted bald bandmaster,- paused in Kansas City oh his way westward. It was tho fifteenth consecutive ^Saturday hr» had flown across the country for a few hours with the opera ,staiv - He sent his usual half-way mark telegram, telegram, to Miss Pons. in French.and received-one from.her. At that time he-figured he had flown a total of 78,476 air.miles and had spent a total of .$4,283 and had 240 hours with Miss: Pons. That figures to about SIS an hour —not counting dinners and orchids Both are said to be expensive • in Hollywood. -

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  1. The Evening News,
  2. 18 Nov 1936, Wed,
  3. Page 7

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