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Gossip Friday: A Tooth for a Shoulder

From January 1941: Baltimore–Dr. Louis Hamman said today Clark Gable would have a tooth extracted in an effort to cure a shoulder ailment that actor has suffered since 1937.  Gable,...

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Gossip Friday: Frequent Vistor

From November 1941: The career question is no longer hot among the older, more established star marriages. The Robert Taylors rarely visit each other’s set, but Carole Lombard is a...

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Gossip Friday: Serious Farmers

From May 1941: Clark Gable and Carole Lombard are taking their farming more seriously than ever. They’re looking for a ranch in Oregon now. 

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Gossip Friday: Laughing Visitor

From June 1941: There is one laugh in Hollywood you can never mistake–Carole Lombard’s.  I hear it when I come onto the “Honky Tonk” set at MGM, and sure enough,...

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Gossip Friday: No Buffalo

From January 1942: Solicitous cowboy friends keep sending Carole Lombard buffalo steaks. She hates ’em.  

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Gossip Friday: Mittens for Lombard

From January 1942: Mittens will soon be coming of age.  One of the smartest innovations in accessories will be seen on the screen, when Carole Lombard wears mittens with sophisticated...

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Gossip Friday: Robbed!

From April 23, 1938: Carole Lombard told police today a watch given her by Clark Gable was among $25,000 jewelry stolen from her home.

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Gossip Friday: Making an Apperance

From January 1939: Clark Gable and Carole Lombard, making their first public appearance since Mrs. Maria Gable announced she planned to sue for divorce, attended a preview last night, smiling...

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Gossip Friday: Letter from Movita

From November 1941: Remember Movita, who played in “Mutiny on the Bounty” and who afterwards married Jack Doyle and went to live in England? Clark Gable and Carole Lombard have...

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Gossip Friday: Hunting in the Homeland

From November 1941: Clark Gable said to be hunting in Ohio. The state conservation division reported today that movie actor Clark Gable was hunting in Henry County. Division officials said...