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Gossip Friday: Snubbed by Kay

Here’s a rare one, gossip about the fifth Mrs. Gable, Kay Williams, from the mouth of Louella Parsons, no less. Any guess which actress she’s talking about? From December 1955:...

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Gossip Friday: Western Garb

From July 1941: It’s kind of cute on Carole Lombard’s part. Because she is so happy living on a ranch, every time someone has a birthday she sends him or...

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Gossip Friday: Greetings from Your Ex

From 1948: Ann Sothern couldn’t have looked more surprised when Clark Gable, stopping by to see her on the “Words and Music” set, casually remarked: “Oh, by the way, I...

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Gossip Friday: Swimsuit Shopping

From 1948: That “feud” continues between those good friends, Spencer Tracy and Clark Gable. If plans work out, both are supposed to be in Europe at the same time. Spence...

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Gossip Friday: Introducing Clarcarol

From January 1938: Hollywood’s cut-ups and the most mysterious people, when they want to be, are putting up a swell “whodunnit” all of their own. Naturally, I’m speaking of Clark...

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Gossip Friday: Congrats to the Bride

From 1949: Iris Bynum may have been publicized as the only starlet never to have made a picture, her fame grew from the fact that she had the most glamorous...

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Gossip Friday: Unexplained Charm

From 1949: One more name has been added to the long list of leading ladies who think Clark Gable is the absolute tops. She’s Alexis Smith, who works with the...

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Gossip Friday: Old Friends

From 1949: There was quite a stir among the guests at the party for the Ernie Byfields in the Beverly Hills Hotels’ Rodeo Room when Joan Crawford and Clark Gable...

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Gossip Friday: Favorite Snack

From February 1940: For a midnight snack Clark Gable likes nothing better than to open up a can of tomatoes, put salt and pepper on them, and swallow them down....

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Gossip Friday: Rhett Butler–A Menace to a Career?

From April 1940: I asked Clark Gable if he felt it dangerous to work so long in a single film such as “Gone with the Wind.” Fans forget easily. Will...