September 10, 1948

Eleanor Powell, $5,000 a week dancing star, will quit her career for her family.“I’d love to have another child,” she said. “I’d be ashamed to tell you how many more I want. I love children.”The wife of actor Glenn Ford, she said she is not expecting a child now. They have a son, Peter, three and a half months old.

Miss Powell said a 10-week night club tour across the country in the near future will be her last.

She wants to do one more film dance part “to see how I look in color” and show at London’s Palladium next spring before retirement.