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Gossip Friday: A Tracy Never Forgets

From 1948: A Tracy never forgets! Not when he hears that Clark Gable has to smoke a big fat cigar in “Command Decision.” Spencer remembered how Clark hated the last...

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Gossip Friday: A Plea for Clark

Fan letter from 1946: I have been an ardent Clark Gable fan for many years (especially since seeing “Gone with the Wind”), so naturally I was eagerly looking forward to...

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Gossip Friday: Mistaken Conceit

From October 1934: It remained for Clark Gable to give a sensible explanation of “mistaken conceit.” “Many screen stars are so described,” Gable said, “Because people are looking for reasons...

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Gossip Friday: Shave and a Haircut

From October 1950: King Clark Gable was sans shave-and-a-haircut for quite a spell before “Across the Wide Missouri” started filming in the wilds of Montana. You’ll see that man with...

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Gossip Friday: No Lucky Baldwin

From 1946: Clark Gable got his fill of flying during the war. He doesn’t even want to do a flying picture. His next will be “Lucky Baldwin,” and Angela Lansbury...

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Gossip Friday: Up For Sale

From September 1941: The beautiful ranch home of Clark Gable and Carole Lombard is for sale. The asking price is to be $130,000. The reason? The Gables have bought a...

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Gossip Friday: Mobbed and Unshaved

From January 1936: Clark Gable’s reception committee in Lima, Peru, made his American fans look like pikers. He got away from the airport alive, which was a miracle. In his...

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Gossip Friday: You’re Under Arrest

From November 1935: Extra! Clark Gable Arrested! Imagine your favorite hero’s surprise when two strong arms of the law strode into the studio and slapped a firm hand on his...

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Gossip Friday: His Best Girl

From July 1936: And whom do you think Clark Gable took to the circus? None other than Carole Lombard. And it’s a well known fact that the boys always take...

Gossip Friday: Gray and Blue Compromise

Gossip Friday: Gray and Blue Compromise

From April 1939: Clark Gable has about decided to wear a thin upper lip mustache with waxed ends for his role of Rhett Butler. His idea was to wear all...