Category: May Britt

Sammy Davis Jr. and May Britt on their wedding day on November 13, 1960.

 Photos by David Sutton

Sammy Davis Jr. and May Britt photographed by Brian Duffy, 1960.

This photo by Duffy of Sammy Davis Jr. & his wife May Britt was taken in 1960 for Vogue. At the time, interracial marriage was banned in 31 US states before President Kennedy was elected and the laws were changed. May Britt converted to Judaism prior to her marriage.

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Sammy Davis Jr. and his wife, Swedish actress May Britt at their wedding reception at his Hollywood home on November 13, 1960.

Sammy Davis Jr. and his wife, Swedish actress May Britt at their wedding reception at Davis’s Hollywood home on November 13, 1960.