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Gossip Friday: Hunting in the Homeland

From November 1941: Clark Gable said to be hunting in Ohio. The state conservation division reported today that movie actor Clark Gable was hunting in Henry County. Division officials said...

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Gossip Friday: Weeding It Out

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

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Gossip Friday: This Calls for a Rewrite

From April 1938: Clark Gable knows now that it pays to be particular about his stories and so he has sent Too Hot to Handle back for a rewriting job....

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Gossip Friday: Quite the Chicken Rancher

From March 1939: You’ve never heard of a more enthusiastic rancher than Clark Gable. He has bought 1200 chickens to go with the five that Andy Devine gave him as...

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Gossip Friday: Not For Sale

From December 1941: The dilapidated automobile that Carole Lombard gave Clark Gable is “not for sale at any price,” Gable told salesmen and souvenir hunters. Specifically, he refused $1,000 for...

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Gossip Friday: Stylin’

From February 1938: Tailors of the nation cast a practiced eye over some of America’s celebrities Tuesday and measured up 10 men, including President Roosevelt, for sartorial honors. The President...

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Gossip Friday: En Route to Pheasants

From October 1941: Clark Gable, the movie star, and his equally famous wife, Carole Lombard, paused briefly at the Omaha airport Tuesday night enroute to Watertown, North Dakota, where Gable...

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Gossip Friday: Still Kicking

From March 1941: Clark Gable’s still kicking That regularly recurring report of Clark Gable’s death was going the rounds again this week; the rumor originated in Georgia this time and...

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Gossip Friday: Not a Natural Hoofer

From January 1939: Clark Gable’s feet have been problem children ever since he can remember. “The jams they have gotten me into would fill a book,” he said. But from...

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Gossip Friday: Informality Rules

From April 1941: If Carole Lombard calls you on the phone and tells you that she and Clark Gable would like to have you come up to their San Fernando...