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    Ava Gardner and Mickey Rooney Divorce Papers. Three-page set of unsigned, undated divorce papers ending the marriage of Ava Gardner (plaintiff) and Mickey Rooney (defendant). Gardner was 19 and Rooney was 22 when they married, and the union lasted a little over a year before the two separated on the grounds of "grievous mental suffering" and "extreme mental cruelty". Gardner paid her own fees and settled for $25,000; sadly, her mother died the same day the papers are dated (May 21, 1943). The documents are in Very Fine condition with mild wear and mild to moderate tanning, and a heavy horizontal fold crease. From the Ava Gardner Estate.

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