From October 1931:
Metro is letting its news about its new screen sheik, Clark Gable, trickle out slowly to a breathless world. The latest bulletin is this: Clark’s dressing-room is filled with books of poetry with many underlined passages.
From January 1932:
Clark Gable and his wife are pretty well reconciled to the fact that they are going to have to fight off divorce rumors from here on in. But just by way of keeping down the quantity, Clark has let it known that [...]
From December 1931:
Clark Gable almost had his coat and vest and golf knickers torn off at the preview of “Susan Lenox” in a small town near Hollywood. The only reason Clark didn’t come home in a barrel is because he managed to outrun the hysterical femmes [...]
From August 1935:
Clark Gable has been hunting again–with that gr-r-rand new rifle of his, which has gold sights and mountings that catch the sunlight and warn any animal with range that he is on its trail. The plan to have his debutante step-daughter, Georgiana, [...]
From December 1931:
What do you think of this for a cast? Great Garbo…John Gilbert…Joan Crawford…Clark Gable in “Grand Hotel.”
Irving Thalberg (MGM executive and husband of Norma Shearer) thinks so much of it that it is practically set that these four stars will be [...]
From January 1941:
[When Garson Kanin was directing Carole] in “They Knew What They Wanted,” he’d say when he wanted her in a sad mood: “Just imagine you had married me instead of Gable.” [He] says it always worked!
From December 1940:
The town is chuckling over a gag that Carole Lombard recently pulled on Clark Gable. Clark couldn’t see the humor of the prank, they say, and he left the gathering in a huff. He and Carole were entertaining some friends at dinner [...]
From May 1941:
Chief among the 1941 Academy Award winners whose name does not appear on the official honors list is your present correspondent, who won an Oscar for perpetrating the outstanding bonehead play of the year.
In the interests of her millions [...]
From November 1935:
Carole [Lombard] is playing in “Hands Across the Table,” with Fred MacMurray and Ralph Bellamy. We drop in with the F.S. Reinhardts from Minneapolis for a chat, to find her trundling Ralph in a wheelchair, for a scene in the flicker.
From September 1941:
Carole Lombard was calling for Clark Gable at the close of the day out at MGM. “We’re having an evening out,” Clark said. And what do you suppose they did? They went to dinner at the Beverly Hills Brown Derby, then slipped [...]
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