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 [...]
It is not often that you find Clark Gable pleading for your money for a cause or product. But in 1958, Clark appeared in a short advertisement urging moviegoers to purchase Christmas seals to support the Tuberculosis Association. This rare gem is now on YouTube!
Watch it here:
It was on November 4, 1960, 53 years ago today, that Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe filmed what would be their final scene ever onscreen. Sitting in the cab of a pick-up truck and gazing at the night sky as they traveled through the desert, Marilyn inquires, “How do you find your [...]
By 1938, Clark Gable and Carole Lombard were madly in love, and everyone knew it. The stories of “Will Their Romance Last?” were starting to dissapate and the “When Will Ria Gable Give Clark the Divorce so These Lovebirds Can Marry?” stories were roaring.
So, no surprise, Carole was Clark’s date to the [...]
While on location filming Strange Cargo on Pismo Beach in 1940, Clark, co-star Ian Hunter and some of the crew played ball with a girls softball team. It’s funny to see him playing all scruffy and unkempt, in his raggedy costume. I’m sure that was a story those girls told for [...]
Since Clark Gable and Carole Lombard were married 74 years ago this week, here is a vintage article I found that lists the celebrity couples that were newlyweds in 1939. So let’s see who else would be celebrating 74 years together this year…
Ronald Colman [...]
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