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Gossip Friday: Not a Natural Hoofer

From January 1939: Clark Gable’s feet have been problem children ever since he can remember. “The jams they have gotten me into would fill a book,” he said. But from...

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Gossip Friday: First Shot in the Can

From January 1935: Twentieth Century’s “Call of the Wild” went into production at the United Artists studios yesterday with Director William Wellman making something of a record by putting away...

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May Movie of the Month: Cain and Mabel (1935)

This month, Clark’s a grumbling small-time boxer in a love-hate relationship with Marion Davies’ spunky waitress-turned dancer in Cain and Mabel. Clark Gable is Larry Cain, a heavyweight boxer, whose...

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January Movie of the Month: Chained (1934)

This month, the site’s friends on Facebook voted and chose this 1934 romantic comedy starring Clark and his most frequent leading lady, Joan Crawford, for January’s Movie of the Month....

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CMBA Blogathon: Why Test Pilot (1938) Should Be Your Third Clark Gable Movie

We interrupt Carole Lombard Month to bring you this post, which is part of the Classic Movie Blog Association’s Planes, Trains and Automobiles Blogathon. I’ve selected Test Pilot to talk...

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Everything That is Wrong with Gable and Lombard (1976) Part Two

Part Two of me watching Gable and Lombard (1976) again and reporting back on how terrible it is. Here’s Part One. (I am quoting a movie that is Rated R...

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Everything That is Wrong with Gable and Lombard (1976) Part One

Oh, the things I do in the name of this site. I receive a lot of random emails (by the way if I don’t answer your email right away, forgive...

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{Photos} Parnell (1937)

┬áParnell is widely known as Clark Gable’s worst film. I have always disagreed. While the script could have used some work and is far from historically accurate, there is great...

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{Photos} To Please a Lady (1950)

Some photos from To Please a Lady, which was later re-released as “Red Hot Wheels” or “Indianapolis.” Filmed on location at the Indianapolis Speedway, there are some great on the...

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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...