Everyone has specific years in their lives where they look back and realize that that particular year was one of the most memorable of their entire lives. 1939 is being heralded quite a bit this year, as it is widely considered the best year for movies in history, with classics such as Gone with the [...]
Today marks the fifth anniversary of DearMrGable.com!
I can hardly believe that myself. It seems like only yesterday I was just a Clark Gable fan on the internet, sharing information here and there, until people started saying, “He doesn’t have a decent website! YOU should do it!” I went from “Nah, no way [...]
Clark’s description of the day himself:
It has been written since then that Carole and I had that wedding day planned out for months in advance, but that’s not true. It happened this way. On the [...]
Today is Clark Gable’s 113th birthday!
Instead of me describing the man and shouting his praises, let’s leave it to the people who actually knew him, shall we? Here are 113 quotes about Clark from his wives, his friends, his costars and his coworkers:
1. “The tough thing about describing Clark [...]
Carole Lombard Gable died 72 years ago today, in a horrific plane crash. She was 33 years old. It’s always difficult to realize that she died such a long time ago, as she always comes across as so modern.
This memorial article from Hollywood magazine sums her up quite nicely. Rather [...]
After a long and tedious shooting schedule for The Misfits, Clark Gable was ready for a rest. He was set on not doing another movie until after his child was born, in March. On November 6, 1960, he spent what would be his final day at his [...]
Vivien Leigh was heralded as one of the great beauties of her time, won two Best Actress Oscars (especially impressive since she starred in only 19 films), and was the wife of one of the most celebrated actors of the century, Sir Laurence Olivier.
Despite all of the above, to most she was [...]
Carole Lombard, aka Jane Peters, aka Carole Gable, would have been 105 today!
It wouldn’t be Carole’s birthday without this snippet of Clark singing Happy Birthday to his “Ma”:
To celebrate, here is the tale of Carole’s 32nd birthday and how it didn’t go exactly [...]
Hard to believe, but this site is four years old today!
I am [...]
It was 82 years ago today that 30-year-old Clark Gable married 47-year-old Maria “Ria” Franklin. According to the press at the time, it was a repeat ceremony because the one that had been performed months earlier in New York was suddenly discovered to be [...]
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