From September 1934:
There is no accounting for strange accidents. Take what happened to Clark Gable for example. Clark has hunted bears and lions in the most dangerous mountain-lands. He has enacted scores of hazardous stunts for movie cameras. Throughout these experiences, he has never been scathed.
Carole Lombard Gable died 73 years ago today, at the young age of 33. Her sudden death in a plane crash shocked the nation, stunned Hollywood and devastated her husband.
From June 1954:
Clark Gable and Virginia Grey have resumed their long, long romance. If there is to be a fifth Mrs. Clark Gable this year, the Grey lass seems to be leading the field.
There was quite a lot of excitement around when Clark Gable […]
This cartoon appeared in Screenland magazine in 1933:
Just as sure as not
You’ll find John on his yacht
Developing seaworthy legs.
And spending his time,
Without reason or rhyme,
With his rarest collection of eggs.
You cannot ignore,
In this group of four,
The personal hobby of […]
From November 1949:
Paulette [Goddard], of course, has found her true love at last, or so she claims, in Clark Gable and this romance, which started with a gag blind date, has flourished so that Paulette didn’t even want to leave for Mexico for a picture commitment. However, […]
I think every year I say that it was a busy year around the website, but this year it really was!
This year marked the 75th anniversary of Gone with the Wind, and around here we celebrated with a GWTW item every Wednesday–
Gone with the Wednesdays:
Today is our last Gone with the Wednesday! I’m a bit proud that there was a GWTW-related post once a week, every week for an entire year! I’ll have a recap of all the posts tomorrow in my annual “Year in Review” post.
I am devoting this post to all you GWTW fans out there. […]
From April 1937:
The sudden rush on holiday toy shops was not due entirely to the holiday season. Clark Gable started it when he began buying dolls and sending them to people–Carole Lombard and Madeline Fields were the first recipients–with the announcement, “This is the way you […]
75 years ago, Clark Gable and Carole Lombard were celebrating their very first Christmas as a married couple. To commemorate the occasion, Carole gifted Clark with a silver cup:
The item was recently auctioned, with an estimate of $400-$600 and ended up going for $3,250!
The auction listing stated: […]
This week, here is a repost of a post I did in 2010 detailing the Los Angeles premiere of Gone with the Wind, which took place December 29, 1939. Carole Lombard, in a gold gown, was the belle of the ball on Clark Gable’s arm! See who else attended and what the wore…
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