This cartoon appeared in Screenland magazine in 1933:
Just as sure as not
You’ll find John on his yacht
Developing seaworthy legs.
And spending his time,
Without reason or rhyme,
With his rarest collection of eggs.
You cannot ignore,
In this group of four,
The personal hobby of […]
75 years ago, Clark Gable and Carole Lombard were celebrating their very first Christmas as a married couple. To commemorate the occasion, Carole gifted Clark with a silver cup:
The item was recently auctioned, with an estimate of $400-$600 and ended up going for $3,250!
The auction listing stated: […]
After Pearl Harbor, Clark Gable and Carole Lombard were scared, like most Americans, and felt they should do something for their country. They wasted no time in sending President Roosevelt a letter and telling him of their willingness to help in any way, shape or form.
On December 16, 1941, he wrote them the following […]
Here is a letter that Clark Gable’s widow Kay Williams Gable wrote to Marilyn Monroe on April 11, 1961:
How about our little ‘carbon copy lover boy’–I am certain you have seen his press pictures. Just exactly like Clark. The ears are too close to his dear little head–I’ll […]
Carole Lombard was known for her menagerie of animals. Her home in Bel-Air was affectionately referred to as “the Farm,” because of its diverse residents: a rooster, cats, dogs, doves and ducks. In early 1937, Clark Gable had some time between films and set off on a hunting trip to Arizona. This was before […]
Photos from the November 1939 edition of Silver Screen magazine:
They really live on a ranch, but Carole and Clark call it “The Farm.” It has fourteen acres in Encino, California, and they bought it from Director Raoul Walsh, who used to live there. Their house isn’t very large, but it’s built for comfort […]
Silver Screen magazine “points with pride” to Clark, in April 1939:
In The Lists Of The “Ten Best,” Clark Gable Is Always Among Those Present.
All the misguided promotion ideas that usually leave the actor booked for Oblivion were tried on Clark Gable, but he out-lasted them all. He was Great-Lovered and Parnelled, […]
It’s Kentucky Derby Day!
Clark Gable loved horses his whole life and there were only brief periods of time in his life where he didn’t own at least one. He even had a race horse in the early 1930’s, named Beverly Hills–although I don’t think she raced to greatness.
In addition to owning […]
Legendary Joan Fontaine died December 15, 2013, in her sleep at her peaceful home in Carmel, California.
Unlike the other two classic film deaths that preceded her by mere days, Joan Fontaine wasn’t a co-star of Clark Gable’s at all. But he was one of the few big names that didn’t have the […]
In the midst of the holiday rush, we were all shocked and saddened by several classic Hollywood deaths separated by a mere number of days.
One of which was Audrey Totter, who died peacefully on December 12 at the age of 95.
Audrey was known for her tough gal roles in […]
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