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Gossip Friday: New Gal on His Arm

From January 1955 (Louella Parsons): When Clark Gable allows his picture to be taken again and again with the same girl at social events, it begins to look serious. Well,...

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Gossip Friday: 2:00am Evidence

From August 1937: Of course, I’m not one to gossip, but they do say that the Lombard girl waited at the MGM studio till two o’clock the other morning for...

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Gossip Friday: He Makes Them Tingle

Fan letter from 1946: It is wonderful to know that we will soon see Clark Gable again. He doesn’t make the femmes “swoon”–he makes them “tingle.” Others have portrayed the...

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Gossip Friday: Snubbed by Kay

Here’s a rare one, gossip about the fifth Mrs. Gable, Kay Williams, from the mouth of Louella Parsons, no less. Any guess which actress she’s talking about? From December 1955:...

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Gossip Friday: Western Garb

From July 1941: It’s kind of cute on Carole Lombard’s part. Because she is so happy living on a ranch, every time someone has a birthday she sends him or...

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Gossip Friday: Greetings from Your Ex

From 1948: Ann Sothern couldn’t have looked more surprised when Clark Gable, stopping by to see her on the “Words and Music” set, casually remarked: “Oh, by the way, I...

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Gossip Friday: Swimsuit Shopping

From 1948: That “feud” continues between those good friends, Spencer Tracy and Clark Gable. If plans work out, both are supposed to be in Europe at the same time. Spence...

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Gossip Friday: Introducing Clarcarol

From January 1938: Hollywood’s cut-ups and the most mysterious people, when they want to be, are putting up a swell “whodunnit” all of their own. Naturally, I’m speaking of Clark...

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Gossip Friday: Congrats to the Bride

From 1949: Iris Bynum may have been publicized as the only starlet never to have made a picture, her fame grew from the fact that she had the most glamorous...

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Gossip Friday: Unexplained Charm

From 1949: One more name has been added to the long list of leading ladies who think Clark Gable is the absolute tops. She’s Alexis Smith, who works with the...