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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‚Äôs, 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...

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{New Article} 1936: Gable’s Bachelor Dates

New today is an article about the freshly single Mr. Gable. Having separated from his wife Ria, Hollywood’s shiniest star was now available and on the prowl! Or is he…...