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Gossip Friday: Mittens for Lombard

From January 1942: Mittens will soon be coming of age.  One of the smartest innovations in accessories will be seen on the screen, when Carole Lombard wears mittens with sophisticated...

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Gossip Friday: Robbed!

From April 23, 1938: Carole Lombard told police today a watch given her by Clark Gable was among $25,000 jewelry stolen from her home.

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Gossip Friday: Making an Apperance

From January 1939: Clark Gable and Carole Lombard, making their first public appearance since Mrs. Maria Gable announced she planned to sue for divorce, attended a preview last night, smiling...

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Gossip Friday: Letter from Movita

From November 1941: Remember Movita, who played in “Mutiny on the Bounty” and who afterwards married Jack Doyle and went to live in England? Clark Gable and Carole Lombard have...

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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...