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Gossip Friday: Watch This Boy!

From August 1931: Every reader of Adela Rogers St. John’s interesting Hollywood stories in New Movie [magazine] will want to see the talkie built at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios from her novel,...

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Gossip Friday: Ladies with a Plan

From December 1936: Departing from the studio after a wardrobe fitting, Joan Bennett was mildly surprised the other day to see four sweet-faced old ladies lined up determinedly on the...

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Gossip Friday: Blind Date

From 1949: Another lavish opening was at Mocambo, when Desi Arnaz opened, and, of course, everyone who loves Lucille Ball and Desi turned out. Surprise of the evening was Clark...

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Gossip Friday: Left Out

From November 1936: Clark Gable and Mae West are not included in the “Who’s Who,” the American publication issued early, which lists what it considers are the important people of...

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Gossip Friday: All Wet

From January 1935: Clark Gable is well aware that the life of a movie star is not a bed of roses; but, nevertheless, he got a surprise while he was...

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Gossip Friday: Matchmaking Stew

From 1949: Ada Dodge, charming hostess, claims that it was her famous “Chuck Wagon Stew” that was responsible for bringing Ann Sheridan and Clark Gable together for some fun and...

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Gossip Friday: An Ol’ Smoothie

From 1949: Admiring eyes were glued on Clark Gable when he made of his rare nightclub appearances at Mocambo. And we wish you too could have seen that ol’smoothie dancing...

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Gossip Friday: Praise from Laughton

A reporter discusses actors and actresses with Charles Laughton, April 1935: “One thing certainly prejudices me [against stars], and that’s personality. If I meet a star and dislike him very...

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Gossip Friday: Glare from the Audience

From January 1938: My eyes are still weak from the glare of the diamond bracelet Clark Gable gave Carole Lombard and which she wore when her hero appeared on a...

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Gossip Friday: Sharing the Burden of Riches

From August 1936: People who are wealthy always have relatives or friends who are willing to share the burden of riches. In the case of married masculine stars, trouble ensues...