Gossip Friday: A Rolling Stone

Gossip Friday: A Rolling Stone

From January 1932: One of the screen’s greatest matinee idols–and he wants to be a rolling stone. Sitting on the set, Clark Gable admitted to me he still can’t believe...

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Gossip Friday: That Floating Feeling

From March 1934: Mrs. Kniffen ‘Has Floating Feeling’ As She Shakes Clark Gable’s Hand Looking up from her tea cup at a bridge tea yesterday afternoon, Mrs. Luther M. Kniffen,...

Gossip Friday: A Gift to the Animals

From January 1953: Clark Gable’s Christmas present to the animals of Africa was that he is tired of killing and won’t shoot living creatures again, except maybe game birds for...

Gossip Friday: Tops for 1940

Gossip Friday: Tops for 1940

From December 1940: Clark Gable and Bette Davis can eat their Christmas turkey in peace. They may not win Oscars this year, but they have copped a far more important...

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Gossip Friday: A Horse for Carole

From December 1936: Clark Gable’s Christmas gift to Carole Lombard was a thoroughbred three-gaited saddle horse; Carole, still sick in bed, is yearning to try out her latest pet.¬†

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Gossip Friday: Not a Clotheshorse

From April 1941: One of the reasons, admittedly a minor one, that Clark Gable and Carole Lombard get along so famously is that both see eye to eye on the...

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Gossip Friday: Got Weeds?

From December 1941: Weeds have so over-run the Clark Gable-Carole Lombard garden, they’re offering cuttings of Tuberous Burdock and Nightblooming Pigweeds to friends.

Gossip Friday: Laid to Rest

Gossip Friday: Laid to Rest

From November 24, 1960: Clark Gable’s body has been entombed beside the remains of actress Carole Lombard, the third of his five wives. Meanwhile the film star’s will was filed...

Gossip Friday: At His Peak

  From October 1960: Travelers back from Nevada, where they watched “The Misfits” shooting, say the big news is the way Clark Gable looks–fit and handsome, and at his absolute...

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Gossip Friday: Causing an Uproar

Since tomorrow is Veterans Day, here is an item that appeared in October 1943: Clark Gable Throws Pentagon Into Uproar As He Talks War It was colossal! The army may have...