From September 1931:
Clark Gable and James Cagney are the two lads you want to keep your eyes on. They’re the sensations of 1931. (And doesn’t it seem like old times to have sensations again?) Their reputations have grown like Jack’s beanstalk. Each is slated for stardom [...]
From August 1934:
A fist fight almost marred Sam Goldwyn’s bridge party when Gilbert Roland misunderstood a remark made to his escort, charming Constance Bennett, by Clark Gable.
Connie and Clark were playing at the same table when the latter uttered the [...]
From September 1931:
Clark Gable is playing opposite Greta Garbo in her new picture. One day at lunch he was approached by an ambitious reporter. “How do you find Miss Garbo?” he was asked.
“I don’t,” said Clark. “She is always on the set ahead [...]
From February 1941:
More and more it’s becoming apparent in Hollywood that one movie career and one only in the family is the rule for happy marriage. With this so apparent, one smart girl, who loves her husband above all else, is taking steps in the right [...]
Letter to the Editor, February 1932:
“Clark Gable! Clark Gable! Clark this–and Clark that!”
I got tired of hearing my friends rave about him and went to find out what it was all about. I expected to see just another “great lover.” Wow! [...]
It’s Clark Gable’s birthday tomorrow!
In October 1939, a fan magazine published a chart of different male stars and what their astrological signs meant about their personalities. It was meant as a guide for women: “Check up on the man in your life, and see whether he should be treated like [...]
From January 1938:
Jokesters with a macabre sense of humor have been telephoning newspapers that well-known stars have died. Clark Gable was at Carole Lombard’s home when they heard the voice of a newsboy outside crying, “Extra! Extra! Clark Gable killed!” Clark was just kissing Carole good-bye [...]
A reader’s letter in a fan magazine, from August 1942:
An Open Letter to Clark Gable
First of all, I want to extend to you my deepest sympathy. I can imagine, to some small degree, how much Carole [...]
Letter to the editor, February 1934:
Why will movie producers insist on re-making Clark Gable into a sweet, gentle lover? Every time I see one of his pictures I grow more disappointed. The women fell in love with him because he was a big, capable, protecting he-man. The [...]
From January 1932:
We hear–unofficially–that far from deciding on Greta Garbo for “Grand Hotel,” Metro has decided to borrow Pola Negri for the chief female role and has offered, as an inducement to Pathe, to lend Clark Gable in exchange, for one picture!
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