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{New Article} 1936: Gable Changed?

In this 1936 article, a magazine writer who first met Clark Gable in 1931 goes back to interview him now that he’s had a string of hits and an Oscar. It...

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{New Article} 1932: Gable Denies Divorce Rumors

This article from 1932 appeared in the same magazine and was by the same writer as last week’s article, appearing nearly a year later. Oh and what a difference a...

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{New Article} 1931: Will Gable Take the Place of Valentino?

Here we have an article featuring new star Clark Gable, comparing him to belated silent star Rudolph Valentino, whose untimely death just a few years earlier was still fresh on...

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{New Article} 1935: What I Think About Clark Gable by Jean Harlow

Here is the continuation of yesterday’s article, where Clark Gable wrote what he thought of Jean Harlow. Now it’s Jean’s turn to gush about Clark–and gush she does indeed! I...

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{New Article} 1935: What I Think About Jean Harlow by Clark Gable

This is article appeared in Hollywood magazine in 1935, as publicity for the upcoming China Seas. Clark Gable and Jean Harlow were buddies, and the publicity team at MGM liked...

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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,...