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Acapulco Party

The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Sound | 1966

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  •  At Acapulco, a lavish dinner party attracts a wide variety of celebrities, including Lynda Bird Johnson and her actor friend George Hamilton.  
  •  Film star John Wayne enjoys the festivities, while Mexican movie actress Dolores Del Rio and her husband are also among the famous guests.  
  •  Lynda and George refuse to comment on specuation about a future wedding, while they spent the gay evening as almost constant dancing partners.  
  •  A request to have the press barred from the party was refused. Hamilton changed partners only to dance with their hostess, former film star Merle Oberon.  
  •  George Hamilton and Lynda Bird Johnson 
  •  John Wayne 
  •  Dolores Del Rio 
  •  Merle Oberon 
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Lynda Bird Johnson and actor boyfriend George Hamilton are among the guests at a festive dinner party in Acapulco. They refuse comment on speculation about any future wedding. Other celebrities present include John Wayne, Dolores Del Rio, and Merle Oberon.