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Gossip Friday: A Valentine Keg

From March 1958: It was like any other day February 14th on the Band of Angels set at Warners. Until Clark Gable was called off the set between takes. That’s...

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Gossip Friday: Clark and Carole, Together Again?

From January 1934: Clark Gable and Carole are to be teamed again in “Shoe the Wild Mare.”  ___  Of course that didn’t happen and that film doesn’t exist, but interesting...

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Gossip Friday: The Perfect Man

  From November 1936: Virginia Bruce, who is seen with filmland’s most eligible young men, enjoys a variety of escorts, because, she says, “No one man combines all the qualities...

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Gossip Friday: Awkward Neighbors

From December 1937: There was an awkward moment at the tennis matches the other day when Clark Gable and Carole Lombard found themselves in the next box to Mrs. Rhea...

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Gossip Friday: A Request to Regress

From January 1934: The latest report from The Merry Widow front is that Clark Gable has asked the studio to permit him to appear in the production as an extra....

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Gossip Friday: What’s Ahead for 1940

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! From January 1940, “Hollywood psychic” reveals what was in store for Clark Gable and Carole Lombard in that coming year: Both may expect a fine year. But...

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Gossip Friday: Secret Elopement

From March 1950, Louella Parsons: I can tell my readers that the lovely blonde Lady Sylvia Ashley Fairbanks Stanley had no idea that she was going to marry “King” Clark...

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Gossip Friday: Christmas Cow

From January 1940: Clark Gable, who had been at Fieldsie’s party with Carole Lombard (this was the first year they had discovered each other), slept well into the morning [on Christmas...

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Gossip Friday: Thank you, Youngster

From October 1936: Clark Gable plans a fitting reward for an honest little boy who evidently lives in Beverly Hills not far from the hotel where the actor resides. “The...

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Gossip Friday: Stumped by Carole’s Gift

From October 1936: Carole Lombard has found a “topper” for the wreck of a car she sent Clark Gable as a Valentine gift. It is an antiquated fire engine.  When...