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{New Article} 1937: A Real Day with Clark Gable

In this 1937 article, a reporter follows Clark Gable around for an entire day (on one of his days off from the studio) and fills you in on every exciting...

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{New Article} 1950: Love Walked In

Here is another article Modern Screen magazine ran just a few months after the article I posted yesterday. This one goes into more (fluffy fluffy fluffy) detail about Clark and...

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{New Article} 1950: Fit For a King

This article was published in March 1950, one in a sea of articles heralding Clark Gable’s fourth marriage to Sylvia Ashley. They sat opposite me at Amelio’s, one of those...

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{New Article} 1955: Clark Gable: After 25 Years in Hollywood, He’s On His Own

This article about post-MGM Clark was syndicated in newspapers in 1955. After a quarter of a century in the movie business, William Clark Gable, the acknowledged king of the actors,...

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{New Article} 1938: Getting Gay with Gable

Ok, ok, stop laughing about the title of this article. “Gay” meant something else entirely in 1938! This article is about attending a dinner party with Clark Gable, Carole Lombard,...

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{New Article} The King and I

This new article was syndicated in The America Weekly, which was a Parade-magazine-like insert in newspapers. I actually was very surprised to find this printed in 1957. Clark had a...

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{New Article} 1936: Gable Returns

When coming upon this article and seeing it’s line under the title: “Clark Escaped the Senoritas of the Argentine Only to Be Captured by a Broadcasting Station”–you would expect an...

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{New Article} 1935: The Only Girl on a Gable Location

This piece from 1935 was written by a reporter sent to the Catalina Island set of Mutiny on the Bounty. Oh, to be the lone female reporter hunting down the...

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{New Article} 1937: Gable and Taylor Rivals?

This 1937 is purely MGM propaganda–“We have two hot male leads! Look at how great they both are!” A bunch of hogwash to think that because they were both leading...

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{New Article} A Date with Clark Gable

It’s Valentines Day, so let’s all go on a date with Clark Gable, shall we? Ok, first of all, this really isn’t “a date,” more like just meeting a journalist...