(31 October 1933 - 6 April 1937) (divorced)
July 1933 is reported "teaching Bruce Cabot a new step..."
Early September 33 Bruce Cabot is reported her escort at the Colony and "at all times..."
31 October 33
marries Jacques Etienne de Bujac, a.k.a. Bruce Cabot, at the Carlsbad, New Mexico, home of his mother, one day after her divorce from Ames. Both are 29.
she and Cabot are reported entertaining a large party of friends in a sort of double celebration
9 January 34
Cabot files petition in Los Angeles court to adopt her 11-year-old daughter, Dorothy J. Ames
14 February 34
the adoption proceedings are delayed pending the couple's return from an out-of-town trip
28 February 34
Cabot gains permission to adopt Dorothy
she and Cabot attend A. C. Blumenthal's dinner for "the bewitching pixie of the cinema, Carole Lombard"
she and Cabot attend a big tumble-tubbing and barrel-rolling party at Carole Lombard's Venice Beach fun house. Among the guests are Clifton Webb, Lili Damita, Marlene Dietrich, Claudette Colbert, Zeppo Marx, Heather Angel, and Josephine Hutchinson.
6 July 35
she and Cabot separate
16 July 35
she and Cabot are reported on chummy terms at parting. "A sudden surge of friendship between a Hollywood husband and wife these days is frequently the surest sign of an impending divorce."
27 July 35
is granted an uncontested divorce from Cabot in Los Angeles, charging him with mental cruelty and declaring they were temperamentally antagonistic. "Two weeks ago he stayed away from home all night," she complains and tells Superior Judge Georgia T. Bullock Braces. Waning love made her a "nervous wreck." Her sister Jane Merrick says Cabot often swore at her.