Carole Lombard died 76 years ago today, at the age of 33. Her brief time on earth ending after crashing into a snowy mountaintop near Las Vegas, she left behind a world of grieving fans and one distraught husband.
Celebrate, rather than mourn, Carole today. She would not be one to wallow, after all!
Some great Carole content around here:
Last year I chronicled the newspaper headlines around the time of her death, starting with January 16, through January 23:
Here’s a piece regarding Carole and those persisting baby rumors:
Some rare Carole photos I came across in vintage scrapbooks:
A psychic in 1936 predicted Clark and Carole’s future. How right was she?
My top 5 Carole Lombard Films:
The story of how Clark once gifted Carole a wildcat:
Carole jokes around on the set of “They Knew What They Wanted” with pictures to prove it:
There’s also plenty of articles in the Article Archive:
and many others.
Celebrate Carole Lombard Gable today, and long may she rest in peace next to her beloved Clarkie.