What’s This, Christmas In June? — Visitors to the home of Ida Lupino and Howard Duff are startled to see this Christmas tree in the front hallway, but the film couple have a ready explanation. They had such a good time last Christmas with their three-year-old daughter, Bridget, that they sought to extend the Christmas spirit through the whole year. So they kept the tree up and “everything has been happy ever since.” The packages contain Father’s Day gifts for Duff, 1955.
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Ida you’re so pretty. Everyone else can leave.
Bridget Mirella Duff, 9-months-old daughter of screen stars Howard Duff and Ida Lupino, today has been christened by the Rev. Walter A. Mueller at the Hollywood Congregational Church. Collier Young, Miss Lupino’s former husband, and screen star Joan Fontaine, participated in the ceremony as God-parents.
Nov. 8, 1952
HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 7—STARS’ CHILD CHRISTENED—Bridget Mirella Duff, nine-months-old daughter of Screen Stars Howard Duff and Ida Lupino, is christened by the Rev. Walter A. Mueller as her parents look on at the Hollywood Congregational Church. Film Producer Collier Young and Actress Joan Fontaine were the God parents. 1952
Ida Lupino, dau Bridget & hubby Howard Duff
Sept. 16, 1954
Can we discuss for a moment how Howard is chalked out of this photo? Notice the borders drawn around Ida and Bridget.
Photos submitted by the lovely wickedlychels
(LA1) HOLLYWOOD, June 15—FILMLAND NEWCOMER—At the tender age of 7 1/2 weeks, Bridget Duff makes her camera debut in the arms of her parents, Actress Ida Lupino and Actor Howard Duff of the screen. She was born April 23 and is the first child of the couple.
(AP Wirephoto 1952)
Even though I had to cut most of the picture off for watermarks, Bridget is looking at Howard, which I think demonstrates her alliance early on…