Mari Blanchard’s romance with that confirmed bachelor, Greg Bautzer, has gone completely bust. She held onto the handsome lawyer about as long as any girl has. Greg was dating Vera-Ellen shortly before she announced her engagement to Victor Rothschild. That announcement caused about surprise in Hollywood as did Jean Peter’s marriage. Almost everybody thought that Vera-Ellen was real gone on Richard Gulley, who is said to be carrying a huge torch for her.
[Source: Movieland; February 1955]