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{New Article} 1942: Gable’s “Hermit Wife”

  Here is a short little article that appeared in the February 1942 edition of Screen Guide magazine. Sadly, by the time this issue hit newsstands, the spirited subject of...

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{New Article} Carole Lombard by Frederick Othman Part 3

Here is the final portion of Frederick Othman’s series on Carole Lombard, published on January 21, 1942. In this segment we learn she buried shrunken skulls in her yard! Carole...

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{New Article} Carole Lombard by Frederick Othman Part 2

Continuing from yesterday’s post, here is part two of United Press Hollywood Correspondent Frederick Othman’s series on Carole Lombard, published January 20, 1942. Miss Lombard: Actress Liked to Pay Taxes...

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{New Article} Carole Lombard by Frederick Othman Part 1

Over the next three days, I’ll be sharing the three-part series United Press Hollywood correspondent Frederick Othman wrote after Carole Lombard’s death in January 1942. This first piece was syndicated...

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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...