From September 1937:
Carole Lombard tells this one on herself. It seems that during the Los Angeles run of “Idiot’s Delight,” Clark Gable took Carole to see Lynn Fountanne and Alfred Lunt in this latest of their plays. Upon being introduced to Carole backstage after the play, Miss [...]
From May 1936:
It is not often that you can get a gasp of surprise out of the famous Fieldsie, Carole Lombard’s best friend and secretary, for she knows all the tricks and all the answers, but when she read in the gossip column of several chatter writers [...]
From May 1937:
They tell me those red roses which are sent around from the florist daily to Clark Gable are from Carole Lombard’s florist. we wouldn’t want to say Carole actually sends them, but it is a coincidence.
From May 1950:
For the first time in his life, glamour king Clark Gable attended a fashion show—and willingly yet. It was the big Adrian to- do which he has every year for the husbands of the gals he gowns and Mr. G. docilely escorted his bride to the shindig.
From December 1939: It was a great thrill for the tiny coast town of Pismo beach to have a big movie location move right into their midst. The entire town was agog because Joan Crawford was reported really to have arrived in her limousine, in true movie star fashion. Every youngster in the [...]
From November 1953:
The former Mrs. Douglas Fairbanks Sr., Lady Ashley, etcetera, used the name Mrs. Clark Gable for her London social engagements and created no end of embarrassment for her ex-husband when he arrived in London en route to Hollywood and accepted party invitations. The “Mogambo” [...]
From November 1937:
Just before he left on his extended bear-hunting expedition, Clark Gable had a short wave radio set installed in his car. You’d never guess whom he wants to keep in touch with during his trip, would you?
From December 1949:
You can believe this or not—but we actually saw Clark Gable lunching alone in the MGM commissary—and all around him pretty gals who would have been delighted to keep him company. There was quite a glamour gang scattered around at the various tables—the three [...]
From September 1936:
Everyone thought Clark Gable was clowning when he remarked that he would like to sign a contract for twenty-eight days, starting with two cents a day. Each day’s salary to be multiplied by itself. In other words, the first day he would make two cents. [...]
From November 1939: One cold, fall night not long ago, an auto court manager in a small California mountain town rented a bearded man and his wife a cabin for one night. The manager didn’t pay much attention to the man, or the beard, because every male in town was growing one for the annual Fiesta. [...]
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