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Clark Gable

William Clark Gable (February 1, 1901 - November 16, 1960), known as Clark Gable, was an American film actor most famous for his role as Rhett Butler in the 1939 Civil War epic film Gone with the Wind, in which he starred with Vivien Leigh.

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Clark Gable's 1st scene in Night Nurse: While wearing polkadot PJs & a dragon robe, he decks 2 people as a woman comes onto him.
*groan* Clark Gable is in this...but it's supposed to be one of the better Pre-Codes so I'll have to suck it up!
In the mist of tornado I'm feeling like Clark gable I'm not stable
When I look in the mirror I see Clark Gable, but it doesn't make it true.
Got another one for you guys,she was once married to Clark Gable. He later stated that she was the love of his life.
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Nothing sexier than Clark Gable growling "Observe my hands, my dear."
I have watched the 1939's Gone with the wind staring Clark Gable, Lawrence of Arabia, Ben Hur etc
My niece, 7, movie buff, pet/dance lover thinks looks like Clark Gable.
I FINALLY figured out who reminds me of.. He's an English version of Rhett Butler. Can't go wrong with some Clark Gable
Was just told I look like a young Clark Gable. Not sure how to feel about that…
June 19, 2014 is National Martini Day Today is National Martini Day! Although the exact origin of the martini is unknown, this iconic drink has earned a permanent place in the pantheon of classic cocktails. The first printed recipe for a “Martinez” cocktail appeared in a bartending manual published in San Francisco in 1887. However, historians disagree over whether the beverage actually originated on the West Coast. In 1911, a New York City bartender named Martini di Arma di Taggia began serving a cocktail made with gin, vermouth, orange bitters, and an olive garnish. The martini gained widespread popularity among Manhattan socialites, and has been associated with New York ever since. Today, 50% of all cocktails are served in a martini glass. Some of the most famous (historical and fictional) martini lovers include: John D. Rockefeller, Humphrey Bogart, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Clark Gable, Ernest Hemingway, and James Bond. To celebrate National Martini Day, enjoy a refreshing martini in the company of ...
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she kissed me on the cheek afterwards & told me i looked like young Clark Gable
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We're getting in on today. Way back when Clark Gable was at IMS reading about Firestone and the 34th
I kissed you in a style Clark gable would admire.
Eli Wallach, Thelma Ritter, Marilyn Monroe, and Clark Gable on the set of 'The Misfits'
Clark Gable was the visual model given to interior artist Paul Orban when the first issue of Doc Savage came out.
I received this from a friend that I have known for over 50 yrs thought you all would get a laugh out of it even if its long the pictures didn't come out. Subject: The year was 1955 Did you hear the post office is thinking about charging 7 cents just to mail a letter? If they raise the minimum wage to $1.00, nobody will be able to hire outside help at the store. When I first started driving, who would have thought gas would someday cost 25 cents a gallon? Guess we'd be better off leaving the car in the garage. I'm afraid to send my kids to the movies any more. Ever since they let Clark Gable get by with saying *** in GONE WITH THE WIND, it seems every new movie has either *** or *** in it. I read the other day where some scientist thinks it's possible to put a man on the moon by the end of the century. They even have some fellows they call astronauts preparing for it down in Texas .. Did you see where some baseball player just signed a contract for $50,000 a year just to play ball? It wouldn't surprise .. ...
I wish my life was like an old 1930s movie full of old school glamour, etiquette, and all men like Clark Gable.
I feel like a ''young Clark Gable'' right about now; and I kind of like it . . .
Unless I'm quoting Clark Gable from Gone With The Wind, under no circumstance will I address someone as 'dear'.
Don't know ur age, but a lot of movies starring Clark Gable, John Wayne or Humphrey Bogart will have a dom presence...
My life as a 30s film: "Monica's a maudlin sort of gal," Clark Gable says, gesturing his cigar toward me crying into my gin across the bar.
Everyone address as Clark Gable from now on. 😂😂😂
I was the first girl paperboy in 1961! Clark Gable was on the from of "The Sun" newspaper and even only 11 years old, I felt sad looking at such a handsome man, knowing he was gone.
"I never laugh until I've had my coffee." You and me both, Clark Gable. You and me both.
Staying just between Clark Gable's and Liberace's houses
Staying across the street from Clark Gable's house — at Palm Springs, Ca
L.A. Times files of Clark Gable and Jeanette MacDonald in the 1936 movie - San Francisco.
Clark Gable and Myrna Loy star in Too Hot To Handle. A wonderful light comedy. It is in my library.
too hot to handle Myrna Loy clark gable. Directed by: Sam Wood. Co-stars: Myrna Loy, Walter Pidgeon, Walter...
And I kissed you in a style Clark Gable would've admired, I thought it classic.
"But Not For Me" Clark Gable, Lee J Cobb, Carroll Baker. Gable really had star quality, even when he was old.
I love the conversation of the ladies here! Talking about old movies and whom was dating whom "Now whom was Clark Gable dating then?" "They just don't make movies like that anymore."
You know some of the men in acting in the old movies were quit good looking. Tony Curtis Clark Gable Troy Donahue John Gavin Warren Beatty
I am wanting to sell this 2011 Topps American pie coin collection card of Clark Gable Please make me an offer.
Jean Harlow- Real name ( Harlean Harlow Carpenter) born on 03-03-1911and passed away from Uremic Poisoning on 06-07-1937 at the age of 26. Jean was well known actress in the 1930's and famous for starring with Clark Gable.
Warren's Star-Dust Inn on Route 1 in Kittery, Maine ~ Warren Wurm owner ~ the Dine and Dance Hall burnt down on May 16, 1951, 2 days before it was to be sold for $150,000. It was said to have been frequented by many Hollywood stars such as George Burns, Clark Gable, Jimmy Durante, Myrna Loy and more. $150,000 … That was a boat load of money for back then. I would say this photo was probably taken in the 40’s. Any guesses where it use to be on Route 1?
The best movies were made when Judy Garland, Clark Gable, Mickey Rooney, and Marilyn Monroe were the stars in every one 😍
Last night was Noir movie night: China Seas with Jean Harlow and Clark Gable and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang with Robert Downy Jr and Val Kilmer.
When it comes to sexy actors, today we have the likes of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. But a lot of classic, old Hollywood actors had -- in our humble opinion -- more sex appeal. Actors like Sophia Loren and Montgomery Clift and Clark Gable and Lana Turner. Who do YOU think was the hottest actor of yesteryear???
The second of six films Jean Harlow and Clark Gable appeared in together, Red Dust (1932) demonstrated once and...
Looking east on a newly widened I Street heading towards 8th in 1935, and same view today. In 1934, traffic along U.S. 99-70 (I Street) was steadily increasing because not only was it part of the Ocean To Ocean Highway from the East Cost to the West, but it also served as the main transport route from the Coachella Valley to Los Angeles for many trucks. When the road was widened to the north, many of the buildings that were along the north side were either demolished and rebuilt or moved back. The buildings on the south side of the street remained intact. Another interesting note is that many movies stars from the 1920-50's passed through Colton on I Street on their way to Palm Springs from Hollywood, such as Frank Sinatra, Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz, Bob Hope, Clark Gable...etc. So in a sense, I street has some history to it.
Posted 6-8-14 Audrey Mary Totter, born December 20, 1917, was an American actress and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer contract star. She began her acting career in radio in the late 1930s, and, following success in Chicago and New York, was signed to a seven-year film contract with MGM. She made her film debut in Main Street After Dark in 1945 and established herself as a popular female lead. Although she appeared in various film genres, she became most widely known to movie audiences in film noir productions. By the early 1950s, the tough-talking "dames" she was best known for portraying were no longer fashionable, she was released from her contract. She reportedly was dissatisfied with her MGM career and agreed to appear in Any Number Can Play only after Clark Gable intervened. She worked for Columbia Pictures and 20th Century Fox, but the quality of her films dropped, and by the end of the 1950s, her career was in decline. In 1954, she appeared in the pilot episode of the later 1957-1958 detective series, Meet M . ...
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A charity record released on behalf of the Cinematograph Trade benevolent fund: contributions from a host of stars including Charles Laughton, Shirley Temple, Bing Crosby, Clark Gable, Richard Tauber. Other people involved with the charity through the years were Deborah Kerr Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh: further volume followed in 1938.
Mr. Robinson parlayed a chiropractic session with Louis B. Mayer into a career keeping MGM actors like Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Tyrone Power and Mario Lanza in shape.
Clark Gable said, I never laugh until I've had my coffee.
Now I write Clark Gable on my cable bill.
Ladies and gentlemen, here's a fun fact for you... Did you know that movie stars Clark Gable, Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra, Marlon Brando, Mae West, and Joan Crawford have all appeared in movies with Salvation Army characters? It's true! :-D
IMDb/Bio Trivia About Greg Greg studied improvisation-in-acting with Oscar-winner Alan Arkin, founding member of Second City and co-star of Ben Affleck's film, "Argo." As a Hollywood biographer, profiled and then became close friends with and a protégé of James Andrew "Andy" Hervey (May 31, 1901-Dec. 2, 1987), the first head of publicity for Warner Brothers in the 1920s who then worked for MGM and Paramount as a "story planter" until his retirement in 1956. Hervey knew and worked with Hollywood legends from D.W. Griffith and Charlie Chaplin to Clark Gable, Bing Crosby, Spencer Tracy, James Stewart, Joan Crawford and William Holden, among others. Profiled some of the leading cartoonists and animators of the 20th century: three of Disney's "Nine Old Men" core animators from the studio's golden era (Ollie Johnston, Ward Kimball, Frank Thomas), Chuck Jones of Warner Brothers and MGM (Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Wile E. Coyote), Joseph Barbera of Hanna-Barbera Productions (The Flintstones, Huckleberry Hound, Top ...
Along with Debra Kerr/ Burt Lancaster kiss on the Beach and the shot of Clark Gable telling Vivian…
Interesting story about Clark Gable, he joined the Army air Corps at 41 years old, after the death of his beloved wife Carole Lombard. Who's plane crash outside of Las Vegas going over Mount potency, she was doing a USO tour here in Las Vegas going back to Los Angeles. Clark Gable immediately came to Las Vegas for a rescue effort, they were deemed the king and queen of Hollywood at that time. And truly truly in love. ,, he was still riding high on his success with ,gone with the wind, and his wife just did the film, to be or not to to be,, rescue effort was hopeless, he hired Las Vegas Cowboys and pack mules for the rescue effort over Mount p. Clark Gable eventually joined the US Army air Corps, and was a tail gunner on a B-17, apparently finishing all of his bombing missions and runs. I believe it was the eighth Air Force attached to England bombing raids into Germany. When the German Luftwaffe, found out about Gable flying and bombing over Deutschland. Head of the German Luftwaffe Herman Goring ,, that ...
After the death of his wife Carole Lombard, Clark Gable joined the Army Air Corps. He was eventually promoted to major, and served most of his time in the U.K. (BIO) Clark Gable training in Miami, 1942. Clark Gable marching with other Army Air Corps Officer Candidate School students in Miami, 1942.
By request from Gill Turnbull Shaw, here are some "Fun Facts" about the 1939 film, "Gone With the Wind." "Fun Facts" on the book will come tomorrow: (1) Clark Gable threatened to refuse to attend the film's premiere in Atlanta because Hattie McDaniel was unable to (due to segregation). McDaniel persuaded him to go anyway. (2) Clark Gable disliked this film, since he regarded it as "a woman's picture." (3) Fourteen hundred actresses were interviewed for the role of Scarlett O'Hara, and 400 were invited to do readings. In a poll of book fans, actress Vivien Leigh only received one vote. (4) A prominent Atlanta preacher, Martin Luther King, Sr. attended the cotillion ball held at the film's Atlanta premier. He brought along his son, Martin Luther King, Jr. (5) Margaret Mitchell, the author of the book, disliked the scale of the Tara and Twelve Oaks sets. However, she might take consolation in receiving $50,000 for the rights to her book, then the largest sum paid for an author's first novel.
The 1948 Don Lee Special "driven" by Clark Gable in the movie "To Please a Lady" The lady was Barbara Stanwyck. Nice.
CONTEST TIME!! One lucky person will win this LIFE Great Romances DVD boxed set (used, but lovingly and only very briefly)! Produced by the BBC and released in 2005, this 4-disc set includes a series of short documentaries covering the love stories of 20 iconic couples from music and entertainment. Information-wise, they're not the best, but they are loaded with wonderful archival footage. The highlights for me are Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier, and Clark Gable and Carole Lombard. However, the set also includes: Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, Natalie Wood and Robert Wagner, Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier, Ingrid Bergman and Roberto Rossellini, and Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio, among others. HOW TO ENTER: 1. Hover up to the top of the page and make sure you've clicked the "like" button. 2. Share this post on your own fan page or personal profile. Please make sure the post is set to "public" so I can check and verify. 3. Leave ...
Greta Garbo and Clark Gable on the set of Susan Lenox Her Rise and Fall, 1931
THE NEW LIST of DISCOVERED & DISCOVERING DADS - Many of us in the adoption community have been on quests that uncovered our other fathers. I started a list when I was researching the novel Tapioca Fire and later posted it online. 30 people tagged here gave their two cents and that made it better as we hashed out what we meant: adoption, illegitimacy, reunion or acknowledgment, or denial and loss. Turns out the common denominator was discovery. 1. Albert Einstein [see link] 2. Amram [father of Moses, husband of Yocheved and also father of Aaron and Miriam] 3. Andy Kaufman 4. Barry Corbin [see link] 5. Bill Cosby 6. Brian Jones [see link] 7. Charles Manson [his son sounds emotionally mature and moral - see link] 8. Clark Gable [see link] 9. Darth Vadar 10. David Crosby [briefly anonymous sperm donor, now involved] 11. Edward Starkillers [Game of Thrones] 12. Fyodor Karamazov [Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karamazov] 13. God [Joseph was Jesus' adoptive dad, and Laurie McKnight offers scripture that He "adopted" ...
"Clark Gable, Irene Dunne and Cary Grant. 3 of the greatest stars.
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Clark Gable arrives with Grace Kelly to the 26th annual Academy Awards.
During a forty-one year film career, appearing in more than seventy-one films, the one role that made her a screen legend was when she played in what is considered the greatest children"s classic of all time, 1939"s, "The Wizard Of Oz", where she appeared as The Wicked Witch Of The West. Margaret Hamilton was born in Cleveland, Ohio on Dec. 9th., 1902, the youngest of four children. She made her stage debut in 1933 at the age of twenty-one. She was not a Hollywood glamour girl and so she was offered many roles as a charcter actress. On June 13th., 1931, she married Paul Meserve and they had one son born in 1936 whom she raised on her own after divorcing her husband in 1938. In 1937 she appeared with Clark Gable and Jean Harlow in "Saratoga", and the same year she was in "Nothing Sacred" with Carole Lombard and Fredric March. In creating her most famous role as one of the screens most memorable villains, The Wicked Witch Of The West was ranked number 4 in The American Film Institutes list of the 50 Best Mo ...
Photoset: wehadfacesthen: Clark Gable and Loretta Young in The Call of the Wild  (William A. Wellman, 1935)
We retained our crown! First place with score of 94 out of 100, 7 points more than second place, at Cinema St. Louis. Hard rounds: Anne Hathaway, Grace Kelly, Clark Gable, Ron Howard, the Wizard of Oz, Ireland, Matt Damon, Warren Beatty, 1994, and Sight and Sound 2012 Best Movies List. Had a great time with Tom Stockman, Z Ranger Rogers,, Jim Batts, Michelle McCue, Dana Young, Travis Keune and Michael Haffner.
Just realized I never put a life-size cardboard cutout of Clark Gable or Adam Scott in my dorm.
"I'm just glad it'll be Clark Gable who's falling on his face and not Gary Cooper" -- Gary Cooper on his decision not to take the leading role in "Gone With The Wind." -- David Sarnoff's associates in response to his urgings for investment in the radio in the 1920s. "The concept is interesting and well-formed, but in order to earn better than a 'C', the idea must be feasible." " The Bomb will never go off. I speak as an expert in explosives."- - Admiral William Leahy , US Atomic Bomb Project "There is no likelihood man can ever tap the power of the atom." -- Robert Millikan, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1923 "Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons." -- Popular Mechanics, forecasting the relentless march of science, 1949 "I think there is a world market for maybe five computers." -- Thomas Watson, chairman of IBM, 1943 "I have traveled the length and breadth of this country and talked with the best people, and I can assure you that data processing is a fad that won't last out the year." -- Th . ...
Photo: Burt Lancaster and the King of Hollywood, Clark Gable, check out the novel while they make the film.
John Wayne: SUPER PATRIOT??? A MOST interesting FACT about John Wayne--who became a symbol of Americanism, patriotism, and fighting for our rights as Americans. And YET.this great patriot, 34 years old at the start of WW2--never enlisted. He thought about it. He made movies when almost every male Hollywood star, including James Stewart, Clark Gable, Tyrone Power.was getting into "This Man's Army." The Duke stalled and stalled and never entered WW2 in any capacity--other than entertaining the troops. One of his wives said that Wayne's ultra-conservative posturings in later life were a direct result of the abuse he'd taken for dodging the war, and of his massive guilt over it. Wow. THAT is something to think about.
Dream Come True! Marilyn Monroe used to fantasize about Clark Gable as a child - she had a very active imagination. She saw him as an older man type fantasy. Someone who would take care of her. The Misfits was her last completed film in 1961. By then, she was difficult to work with. She looks happy in this photo. Probably because she was thinking that not only was she acting with her idol, but involved with President Kennedy - the only one, by then, whose star was shining brighter than hers. The affair would cost her everything. The movie also stars Montgomery Cliff and is about bringing in wild horses. Marilyn Monroe was a Christian Scientist much like my idol, Eliot Ness and my favorite actor, Val Kilmer.
Child actress Virginia Weidler singing "Lydia, the Tattooed Lady" in the 1940 film The Philadelphia Story (starring Katherine Hepburn, Cary Grant and James Stewart). This is one of my favorite scenes from this film. By her retirement from Hollywood at the age of age 17, Weidler had appeared in more than forty films, and had acted with some of the biggest stars of the day, including Clark Gable and Myrna Loy in Too Hot to Handle, Bette Davis in All This and Heaven Too and Judy Garland in Babes on Broadway. “Lydia, the Tattooed Lady” first appeared in the 1939 Marx Brothers movie At the Circus and became one of Groucho Marx's signature tunes.
Chef Paul went to Goldies Restaurant for breakfast yesterday and met a WWII veteran. Chef Paul and this gentleman both served in the Air Force. Ready for this? His Commander was Jimmy Stewart and his gunner was Clark Gable! How amazing is that? We love our veterans and can't thank them enough for their service.
Racers and fans get ready for a 2 Day show this weekend at lucky7 Fri night it's the Wayne hall(Clark Gable) memorial bomber race Paying 800 to win with reg show in limited late model open wheel 4stock and road hog Then open Saturday night it's the spring open wheel shoot out Paying 1000 to win with 10 car min also 400 to win 4 stock with 8 car min plus reg show in bomber limited late model and Road hog Gates open @ 4pm both days With drivers meeting @ 7 Hot laps 7.30 Also on sat night limited late Model paying 700 to win with 10 car min
A beautifully-written eulogy to Mickey Rooney appears in the last issue of Time magazine -- written by 97-year-old Olivia DeHavilland. It describes her first meeting with Rooney as they performed in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" during 1934, and another as they prepared to appear at the 75th anniversary of the Academy Awards in 2004. The piece is just eleven sentences -- and full of memory and emotion. As her character, Melanie Wilkes, was described by Clark Gable in "Gone With the Wind," DeHavilland is "a great lady. A very great lady."
I never laugh until I've had my coffee. - Clark Gable to Carole Lombard in movie "No Man of Her Own." …
" The cut of the male star was formerly more robust: Charlton Heston, Humphrey Bogart, Clark Gable – these were men’s men, manoeuvring from the Alexandrian chariot to the Western Front with a raised eyebrow in place. But the type of machismo with which Hollywood used to cash cheques, which slipped so easily into the rhythm of day-saving and woman-placating, is now all but redundant. George Clooney is perhaps the only contemporary relic of that 1940s flavour of heterosexuality. With a Cary Grant jawline and non-threatening cool, Clooney lingers as a housewives’ favourite, occasionally modernising his brand with political activism and dips into independent pictures. He banks on a nostalgia for the screen heroes that preceded him. "
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My fave westerns are The Searchers w/ the Duke and Natalie Wood, Stagecoach w/ John Carradine and like Richard Widmark/Clark Gable to boot.
All of my movie stars are either too old to act, play character parts now or are in the memories section of the Academy Awards. No more Paul Newman, Liz Taylor, Charlton Heston, Betty Grable, Bette Davis, Marilyn Monroe, Jane Russell, Clark Gable, or Jimmy Stewart. Oh well, even 'tho they are old, I still love Robert Duval, Robert DeNiro, and Al Pacino. Meryl Streep and Dustin Hoffman are even getting more mature parts these days. If Tom Hanks gets grey, I'm quitting the movies. ha.
Check out this shot of Clark Gable as Rhett Butler and Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara.
HEAVENLY DAYZ (2014): Carole Lombard & Clark Gable are looking for another stage vehicle they can take to Broadway.
Photo: Clark Gable and Carole Lombard flying to Atlanta for the premiere of Gone With The Wind, 1939
Can one photo hold such collective awesomeness? David Niven, Bob Hope, Cary Grant, and Clark Gable have a laugh:
Rhett Butler - Gone with the Wind. aka Clark Gable
Can not believe we are watching Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe in the Misfits a 1961 movie!!! I bet I saw this one over 50 years ago!!,
TGIF! lets play some Cinema by ICE MC Hello! This is Ice Mc. I'd like to dedicate this record to... John Wayne, Eddie Murphy, Alain Delon Mickey Rourke, Woody Allen, Sean Penn, Marilyn Monroe Whoopi Goldberg, Fred Astaire (Oooh!) Kim Basinger (Oooh!) Clark Gable (Oooh!) And Rachel Welch (Yeah) Sylvester Stallone (Oooh!) Peter Cushin (Oooh) Marlon Brando (Oooh) And James Dean (Yeah) Charles Bronson (Oooh) Robert Redford (Oooh) Grace Jones (Oooh) Jean Paul Belmondo (Yeah) Schwarzenegger (Oooh) Bette Davis (Oooh) Christopher Lambert (Oooh) Greta Garbo (Yeah) CHORUS Ci-ci-ci-ci, cinema Ci-ci-ci-ci, movie Ci-ci-ci-ci,cinema One two three, four In life I like ravin' And for the girl and you I have a cravin' And even dancin'and romancin' Another thing I like,yo, is actin' I can do it, so don't accuse me Unlike Racqua E. I like muesli 'Cause I'm a winner I'm not a loser When it comes to those I'm a boozer I took a horror, but that's tomorrow And that's a film I just have to borrow Unlike a cinema do you love peop ...
Faulkner in Hollywood. When he wasnt hunting with Clark Gable he was wooing a woman, one round of mini golf at a time
In observation of the recent passing of yet another “Our Gang” alumnus, the inimitable Mickey Rooney was born Joseph Yule, Jr. in 1920 in Brooklyn, New York City to vaudeville parents. At fourteen months old, he sneezed on stage wearing overalls and a harmonica, which prompted his father Joe Sr. to pick up his young son and introduce him as Sonny Yule. Moving Joe Jr. to Kansas City to live with his aunt, his mother Nellie was inspired by an entertainment newspaper to send her son to audition for the “Our Gang” series in Hollywood, with Hal Roach offering him a fraction of what other young stars were making at $5 a day. He went on to get more bit parts in films with such stars as Colleen Moore, Clark Gable, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and Jean Harlow while attending Hollywood Professional School with then-unknowns Nanette Fabray, Judy Garland and Lana Turner. Landing the role of Mickey McGuire in 1927, Joe Jr. legally changed his name to his character in order to help the producer avoid having to pa ...
I kissed you in a style, Clark Gable would admire. I thought it was classic.
Runaway Heiress - Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert star in IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT tonight at
I was just thinking about Mickey Rooney this past week. Him and a few others like Doris Day who turned 90 this past week, and Clark Gable, James Garner, Bob Hope, Judy Garland, Danny Kay, Ben Cosby, Fred Astaire, Betty Grabble, Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemon, Jane Russell, Rita Hayworth they don't make movie stars like these any more.
Apparently in 1953 Africa, gorillas were eating pineapples. Hmmm... this was in a movie called Mogambo with Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, & Grace Kelly. Did the gorillas have the pineapples sent from Hawaii? I love when movie 's have things in them that aren't possible or totally unrelated to where it is.
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Watching Mogombo on TCM while doing laundry. Boy, Clark Gable had it rough. Ava Gardner or Grace Kelly?
Love watching classics, "Mogambo" with Clark Gable, Grace Kelly and Ava Gardner. Class and adventure in the jungle.
Ah Hollywood. Mugambo is on TCM. A young, beautiful Grace Kelly is tortured by her repressed desire for flabby old fart Clark Gable, while a Common Loon calls in the background - in Uganda.
There are a few movies you can watch infinitely. TCM is airing one now. MOGAMBO. Grace Kelly and Ava Gardner are nearly enough without great director Johb Ford, Clark Gable, the others, the real African scenery and animals.
Congratulations to the University of Connecticutt and the Uninversity of Kentucky who will face each other for the National Championship on Monday night from AT and T Stadium in Arlington, TX. Like a cartoon version of Clark Gable said in this classic cartoon called Hollywood Steps Out said, "Don't Go Away Folks, This Oughtta Be Good." I am sure it will good. For the University of Florida and the University of WIsconsin, they played good but just could not get by UConn and Kentucky. I am rooting for one of Syracuse University's old Big East Rivals UConn. I am sure Coach Calhoun and the gang will bring home another National Championship to the UConn campus. The Huskies will chase those Wild Cats out of Arlington like there is no tomorrow.
Let me tell you a story. If you are going to lose your mind about this, stop reading. I was talking to mom the phone again last night, and she said "Your brother wants me to watch all these modern movies all the time. I miss the good actors, like Clark Gable and Carol Lombard and Marlon Brando and Gene Kelly and Laurence Olivier." (me) "Mom what did he have you watch?" (mom) "A movie about a guy who had knives for hands. It was so boring." (me) "Mom, that movie was Edward Scissorhands.! It has been on here too!" (mom) "the acting was terrible and there was no singing or dancing, no good acting in it." (me) "Mom, the guy with the knives for hands is Johnny Depp! He is a fantastic actor, and has made some great movies." (mom) "I never heard of him. It was so dumb. It was about a bunch of housewives who wanted their bushes trimmed, and he did it and then they all got mad at him for no good reason."
If you go back to the 30s, Folks like Edward G Robinson, Spencer Tracy, Clark Gable, James Cagney.what remarkable actors.
I just wanted to say thanks to everyone thats been playing along in the Best Actor tournament. Its been fun doing this. I hope more of you join in the fun as we move forward. I want to recognize here a few actors that did not make the list. Spencer Tracy, Jack Lemmon, Timothy Olyphant, Jim Caveizel, Jackie Chan, Harvey Keitel, Sylvester Stallone, Eddie Murphy, Michael Douglas, Kurt Russell, Chow Yun Fat, Forest Whitaker, Gary Oldman, John Cusack, Clark Gable, Christoph Waltz, Gregory Peck Andy Lau, & James Dean. Also in forming my list I made a mistake and left someone out. Tim Roth, Star of Reservoir Dogs, Four Rooms & Planet of the Apes. All of these actors were worthy of being in the tournament but only 64 made it in. Now lets go to round 3! Seed Tom Hanks vs Seed Harrison Ford OK Every actor has a film they wish they could erase from their filmography. So for fun this round I will name a stinker for each one. Tom Hanks. The Man with One Red Shoe. Total garbage, unfunny comedy. Harrison Ford. Hollywoo ...
I was listening to that song, interpreting the lyrics. I thought about the day, one of two times that I quit wrestling. It is something at the same time I've always regretted, but at the same time, I sort of, feel, was the right thing. I know I'm not always going to be sure. My Dad wrestled. He was trained by an Olympic Gold Medal, Clark Gable, not the actor, their names just, are similar. The first time I quit I'm still sure is because the other members, of the team were people, who tried to do, all things like a competition. That team did win at State, every year, since I think, the year I was born. That attitude is what had lead, me to do, what both times, had led me to quit the teams, although partially still, I'd think I'd say was still, somewhat was, my fault. I've read a few times, that The Bible, is better considered to be about wrestling, with life, other than a book of solutions. Even though that's how people tend, to try, and look, at it. Like most good writing, one it applies to someone else's ...
Missing here, among the MGM 'Jewels In The Crown', was Clark Gable, then, a lieutenant in the US Army Air Corps.. Also, we see 1st Lieutenant James Stewart, US Army Air Corps; Pfc Desi Arnaz, US Army; Jean-Pierre Aumont, who soon would join the Free French Forces; and, Ensign Robert Taylor, US Navy Reserve.. This was taken in 1943.. Soon, Red Skelton would be called up for military duty..
Me explaining Carlos at work: "No, he doesn't have a ridiculous Chris Evans body. Carlos is more classic like Cary Grant or Clark Gable. He is tall, handsome face, great hair, nice legs, big chest, big shoulders, and sexy muscles. He doesn't look like he can pick up Thor's hammer. He looks like he can throw a punch and do pull ups but also knows how to dress, pick out wine and what books to read. He is perfect."
Great movie "Boom town" love this scene with Frank Morgan,Spencer Tracy and Clark Gable.
Black and white movies ❤️ watching Red Dust. Staring Clark Gable and Mary Astor.
I think Leland Yee's problems were a) he's a corrupt hack, and b) he saw Clark Gable's Soldier of Fortune too many times.
Watching "Wife vs. Secretary" (1936) with Clark Gable, Jean Harlow and Myrna Loy on TCM. Fantastic!
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Directed by Clarence Brown. With Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Myrna Loy. The wife of a publishing executive mistakenly believes that her husband's relationship with his attractive secretary is more than professional. Visit IMDb for Photos, Showtimes, Cast, Crew, Reviews, Plot Summary, Comments, Di...
Jean Harlow on the running board of the 1933 Cadilllac V-16 which Clark Gable had built for her
Birthday girl Jean Harlow between takes of Red Dust with Clark Gable and Victor Fleming:
Jean Harlow with her book of autographed finger prints including those of Joan Crawford and Clark Gable, 1934
He is the next Frederic March, Clark Gable, or Charlie Chaplin. He is James Murray, also a drunk derelict who can’t hold a job.
I'll be introducing the Jean Harlow/Clark Gable film "Red Dust" (1932) tonight at Starts at 7 p.m. and is only $2!
Another day, more stupidity re: GWTW. Cambridge university has changed the "theme" of their May Day ball from GWTW to something else due to racism allegations. I love the fact that the young buck who wrote the first article on the issue actually wrote the phrase "well duh" in her article, a slanderous reference alluding mental retardation. Nice job. The huffington post UK has gone so far as to include the well known youtube video of Hattie McDaniel and then criticize the video for "editing out hattie having to walk from the back of the room." Has the entire world gone completely and totally ignorant? It's a miracle that video exists! Besides Vivien Leigh, it is the ONLY video with audio that I've seen from the 1940 awards. I would sure like to see David O. Selznick receiving the Thalberg award or the best picture oscar. Every video of the Academy Awards is edited and people continue to act like Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, and Olivia de Havilland are personally responsible for Hattie sitting at the back of ...
In 1935, MGM bought Tracy's contact from 20th Century-Fox, as Louis B. Mayer respected his talent and thought he would be a good second lead, particularly in support of the studio's male star, Clark Gable. After four years of playing second-fiddle to Gable, Tracy came into his own as a star in MGM vehicles such as Captains Courageous (1937) and Boys Town (1938), for both of which he won back-to-back Best Actor Oscars. Though he remained friends with Gable, the two never co-starred together after 1940.
Thank you TCM for introducing me to William Powell. A Clark Gable face with the acerbic wit of Groucho Marx
sleeping-on-a-dandelion: If I had ever had the chance to meet Clark Gable (obviously I never have and never...
Recently, women I know have been talking about flying - not in an airplane. I have had many friends who practice the form of meditation known as Transcendental or TM, and in the opposite flow from George Harrison, at least one gravitated toward it from ISKCON, the equally popular Krishna movement. When I was studying chiropractic, a number of fellow students were proponents of the TM system of levitation they call flying. I held my tongue about it all, not so much because I am an experienced aircraft mechanic and thus rightfully cautious about any aircraft to which I have not attached a piece of my well- chewed chewing gum before take-off, like Spencer Tracy did to Clark Gable's plane, but because I have levitated once in meditation, and although I rose not more than a few inches nor more than a minute before I settled with a plop onto my cushion, and because I was afraid of going any higher. What would happen when my crown hit the ceiling? And what would happen if I tried it outdoors? Actually, of course ...
any one who saw Monuments Men think George Clooney looked like Clark Gable?
Joel McCrea and Joseph Cotten. Those are the big 3, but then there is always Van Heflin, Robert Taylor,Clark Gable, etc lol
I really need to watch Charles Laughton in “Mutiny on the Bounty” again. He apparently despised Clark Gable.
Billy Dee Williams. Pro Partner: Emma Slater. Dubbed the "black Clark Gable" for roles in "Lady Sings the Blues,"...
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Looking at all the stars last night that were brought back from retirement or are less prominent than in the past, the two that impressed me most were Angela Landsbury and Sidney Poitier. I am surprised though that they honoured Wizard of Oz and said nothing about Gone with the Wind. Juxtaposing it with 12 Years A Slave would have been interesting--We've come a long way, also Hattie McDaniel was the first Afro-American to win an oscar for performance, in that movie. Their retrospective of heros was talked about so much and there was nothing about Charlie Chaplin, Clark Gable, Rudloph Valentino. It was very limited in its perspective. It seemed to be more about the glamour than anything else. Also there was nothing about those performers that were real heros.
I prefer this version of the selfie - more Jared Leto, and Brad looks like Clark Gable.
Finally figured it out. Brad Pitt looks like Clark Gable now.
Brad Pitt is starting to look like Clark Gable.
Has anyone extensively studied "Mutiny on the Bounty"? Just watched the 1935 production with Clark Gable. A little different ending than the 1962 version with Marlon Brando. Both films have seem to present inconsistencies with the historical accounts, but I enjoyed viewing each of them.
Anyone think Brad Pitt looks like 1 of 2 people tonight, Clark Gable w/o a mustache or Frank Sutton who played SGT Carter from Gomer Pyle?
Ok.. When is Brad Pitt gonna make the Clark Gable bio movie?
Brad Pitt is starting to look like a chunky Clark Gable. (It suits him.)
Running family argument. I contend that Brad Pitt looks like Clark Gable all of a sudden
Vivien Leigh was paid between $25,000 and $30,000 for her role of Scarlett. Clark Gable was paid $120,000 for his role as Rhett Butler.
This was Clark Gable's last film, completed after Carole Lombard's tragic death, and before he enlisted in the US Army Air Corps.. This was the second of four films Lana Turner co-starred with Gable..
Interesting Oscars facts : 1. Winners can't sell their prizes to anyone except back to the Academy, at a mere $1. But trophies before 1950 can be auctioned. e.g. in 1996, Steven Spielberg bought Clark Gable's 1934 Best Oscar for It Happened One Night for $550K and then returned it to Academy who had tried to block the sale claiming first right. 2. 50 Oscar statues are made for each ceremony with 'britannium' (93% tin, 5% antimony and 2% copper and then gold plated) with a unique serial number engraved. But during the WWII for 3 years, Oscar statuettes were made of painted plaster due to shortage of metal which was later exchanged with brittanium ones. There was only a single wooden statuette ever presented and this was the Honorary Oscar given to the ventriloquist Edgar Bergen and his dummy Charlie McCarthy in 1938. 3. The biggest loser(s) areThe Turning Point and The Color Purple - both received 11 nominations each in 1978 and 1986, but failed to win even one award. In contrast The Lord of the Rings: The ...
HOLLYWOOD ‘ROYALTY’ IN CHILLIWACK – Chilliwack in the 20th century was not known as a place where one might see Hollywood movie stars. However, before air travel became the preferred way to get around, the train was the main mode of transportation and over the years more than a few celebrities would pass through Chilliwack on the main CN line and, in some cases, even get off for a brief walkabout. In fact, two of Hollywood’s top stars paid quick visits to Chilliwack many years ago. On Canada Day, July 1, 1933 Clark Gable (1901-1960) stopped in Chilliwack for a short time. This was approximately six years before his career really took off with release of “Gone With The Wind”. Little is known about why Gable was in or passing through Chilliwack, but the event was noted in the Chilliwack Progress. Twenty years later, on July 11, 1953 Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962) left Vancouver on a CN train heading east. She was destined for Alberta where she was to start filming her latest movie “River of No ...
He was clearly the surprise choice for Best Actor in 1939, but it's a choice that's stood the test of time: Robert Donat in the original "Goodbye, Mr. Chips." Plus, when you consider that the other nominees were Clark Gable ("GWTW," natch!), Jimmy Stewart ("Mr. Smith Goes to Washington"), Laurence Olivier ("Wuthering Heights"), and Mickey Rooney ("Babes in Arms"), it must have been a very tough call in what many feel was the single best year for American films.
I still don't know what scandal is...I only watch the black & white classics i.e. Betty Davis, Clark Gable, Jimmy Stewart - I know, I'm old fashioned.that's ok too.
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Starting recommendation would be Clark Gable and Such Great Heights (usual crowd favourites) C:
To start off,  I have a wide range of TV shows / Movies that I like, from many different era's as well ! As a teenager, I grew up in the 1980's, so of course... I have a LONG LONG LONG list of movies and TV shows from 80's !  LOL... But I also like a LOT of much older stuff, I watch a lot of movies on Turner Classic Movies channel, and Silver Screen Classics. The movies on these channels range from Westerns, Victorian movies, Love Stories, Murder Mysteries, Comedies, Dramas, Abbott and Costello, with stars like John Wayne, Marilyn Munroe, James Stewart;In the movie : " Harvey ",  Katherine Hepburn, Doris Day, Barbara Stanwyck, Jack Lemmon, Walter Mathau, Bob Hope, Tony Curtis, Dorothy Lamour, Lana Turner, Elizabeth Taylor, Clark Gable, Audrey Hepburn, Joan Crawford... just to name a lot, lol ! Barbara Stanwyck is my very Fave Actress btw !  I won't bother naming movie titles for these actors/actresses, but I will say, I love many, in color, black and white, lots with actors I didn't think to mention a ...
Clark Gable by The Postal Service from the album Give Up (Deluxe 10th Anniversary Edition).
Clark Gable is my wallpaper.. That's right a dead guy.. Maybe I'll invite James Dean round for coffee. *sighs forever*
Elbert "Babe" Stapp (February 26, 1904 San Antonio, Texas - September 17, 1980 Indianapolis, Indiana) He was fourth of four children (the"Babe"), but his family moved to southern California in the mid-1905. His first race was in 1923 at the half-mile “out-law" track in San Luis Obispo (Calif). He was aboard the George Sherman Special. He achieved notable success driving Harry Hooker’s bobtailed Fronty number 99 using the Leo Goossen-designed, Harry A. Miller DOHC Model T Ford Conversion head. At the time(1924-25), Babe was racing at the new Ascot (publicized by Bill Pickens) and then with the Western Racing Association (WRA) and was competing with famous drivers.It shouldbe noted that Babe was followed in the Col. Hooker 99 carby such friends/rivals as Mel Kenealy (1926 and 1930), Bill Spence(1927) and Francis Quinn (1929). In 1926, Babe drove the number 3 machine, which was financed by his friend Art Pillsbury, on theWRA circuit. Also around this time Babe was a member of the “13 Black Cats,” wh ...
Photo: super erotic still of Clark Gable and Jean Harlow from the pre-code Red Dust (1932)
Photo: the affair between Clark Gable and Loretta Young during 1935's Call of the Wild, would result in a child. http:…
I just loved Hattie McDaniel! I try to watch all of her movies (TCM airs one occasionally), and she definitely deserved all of the accolades she received during her career. I learned that Clark Gable actually was the one who recommended her to producer David O. Selznick for the role of Scarlett O'Hara's nursemaid Mammy in "Gone with the Wind" (1939); and that Selznick was so impressed with her that he had the screenplay rewritten to accommodate her. Though segregation precluded Hattie McDaniel from attending the film's Atlanta premiere, vindication came with an Oscar win for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. A wonderful actress, she was the first black person to win an Oscar.
Clark Gable was such a charming man.
you're welcome!! love Leslie Howard! Let me know if u have done Clark Gable! He's another favorite!
Trying to decide between a Clark Gable movie and a Elizabeth Taylor movie is probably the hardest decision I've made in a long time
My son thought that was Clark Gable.He called him Gone With The Wind Man.Seeing Hattie isn't help to show his error.
With handsome casanvar in his Clark Gable mode at intelligence
Here's a challenging trivia question: what 98-year-old actor has appeared in movies with all of the following: Clark Gable, Clint Eastwood, Steve McQueen, Marilyn Monroe, Yul Brynner, Peter O'Toole, Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Charles Bronson, Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law, Jack Black, Audrey Hepburn, James Stewart, John Wayne, Gregory Peck, and Debbie Reynolds. Hint: his most famous role was in an early movie with Clint Eastwood.
Very flattering and I thank you once again, my dear.
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why it's an honour, thank you for following me. You are amazing! =)
"It is an extra dividend when you like the girl you've fallen in love with". Clark Gable Nine years and not counting.
Clark Gable should have won Best Actor for Gone With The Wind.
Just back from seeing The Monuments Men, loved it... George Clooney in full Clark Gable mode
I still prefer Joey over this Clark Gable guy
To truly be considered a man one must first be photographed in front of a burning barn
Photo: Clark Gable once said of Jean Harlow "She didn't want to be famous. She wanted to be happy."
There should be a band called Clark Gable's Mustache Rides.
Clark Gable nervously munching on carrots in "It Happened One Night" was the inspiration for Bugs Bunny's continual munching on carrots.
Crap my mind is definitely warped! All morning I've been stuck on a new OCD question. "Wow doesn't Clark Gable look a lot like John Dillinger?" Lol I surrender to the madness!!!
Reminder movie fans: Tonight Marilyn Monroe's last movie, THE MISFITS, w Clark Gable. 8:00 p.m. Nice to see with an audience & popcorn.
Monday Mystery: Although I opened for business at the beginning of the Great Depression, I managed to do well and was in constant use from 1929 to 1963. The Dorsey Brothers, Lawrence Welk and Guy Lombardo were among the bands that performed within my halls. Guests included Judy Garland, Clark Gable, Roy Rogers, Helen Keller, LBJ and General Pershing. For a time during WWII, I was home to many military dependents from Fort Wolters. I was the host facility for the Texas Republican Party Conventions in 1952 and 1955, and for the Texas Democratic Party in 1954. I was closed for two years until a group of investors re-opened my doors in 1965. My last guest checked out in 1972 but don’t write me off yet - I’ve been in the news recently! What am I? Please email your answer to info
the Legendary n'sexy "Clark Gable" hmmm i know someone who looks just like him! Hot Stuff! !!remarkable! ;)
Enchanted Snake was spring in the old west. The cowboys rode the still snow choked trails looking for cattle that survived the winter. As one cowboy's horse went around the narrow trail, it came upon a rattlesnake warming itself in the spring sunshine. The horse reared and the cowboy drew his six- gun to shoot the snake. "Hold on there, partner," said the snake, "don't shoot- I'm an enchanted rattlesnake, and if you don't shoot me, I'll give you any three wishes you want." The cowboy decided to take a chance. He knew he was safely out of the snake's striking range. He said, "OK, first, I'd like to have a face like Clark Gable, then, I'd like a build like Arnold Schwarzenegger, and finally, I'd like sexual equipment like this here horse I'm riding." The rattlesnake said, "All right, when you get back to the bunk house you'll have all three wishes." The cowboy turned his horse around and galloped at full speed all the way to the bunk house. He dismounted on the run and went straight inside to the mirror. St ...
Agreed. I admit my knowledge of classic Hollywood is spotty, but Clark Gable and Cary Grant are kind of hard to miss!
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Clark Gable on the set of The Misfits.
Song of the day: Clark Gable by The Postal Service
Next I suppose we'll have a documentarian called Natalie Wood or a grip called Clark Gable.
Clark Gable, Shirley Temple, Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland. Mickey is the only one left
PRINCESS GRACE, plus she slept with Clark gable and bill holden
Specializing in talking funny and looking like Clark Gable.
Now to top off the night with a TCM movie with Clark Gable. Glass of French wine and a plate of cheese, *** fruit and of course dark chocolate for dessert.
Photoset: barbarastanwyck: Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy, and Clark Gable at Lindbergh Field in San Diego during...
Hollywood Greats Clark Gable Painting by Andrew Read - Hollywood Greats Clark Gable Fine Art Prints and Posters for Sale
Peace up family world wide no matter the color of your skin nor how much money you make nor the kind of car you drive nor the degrees on your wall it just make me and you educated fools I'm just saying, God is the way no matter how you worship, rather it be to Buddha, Moses, Jesus nor Muhammad, God path is the righteous path, I suggest to tell the devil to get behind me devil, be like a Navy Seal, kill that devil quick and quietly and don't even flints, I'm having a Clark Gable kind of moment like Gone with the Wind frankly my dear I don't give a care keep it on the one make my music funky I likes to get funk up, do you feel me now, if not that well be all your problem and none of mine, I'm going to tell the truth and shame the devil, be blessed family with much love peace and happiness, peace out GLB.
Excited to start herbalife.and..my uncle Demetreus Sanders gettin me set up with a meal plan...I can't wait!!! Thanks Michael Verdecia and my herbalife family! Clark Gable we gettin it this yr Bby.:-)
Richard Greco has been replaced as host of Cheaters, one of many white trash embarrassing shows on tv, by actor Clark Gable III. Greco's desperate cuckold persona will be missed and we can only hope Gable can fill the huge clown shoes handed to him.
Hedy Lamarr is much like Clark Gable in that I'm pretty sure she was never actually in any movies.
Avon collectable figurines from" Gone with the wind" Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'harassed and Clark Gable as Rhett Butler. Made in 1986.
Watching Test Pilot with Clark Gable and Spencer Tracy--good movie!! Great actors!!
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March is almost here and so are the mustaches! Men (and women, if you are so inclined) you are cordially invited to participate in the annual March Mustache Madness event. To be involved all you need to do is grow an awesome mustache, the weirder/grosser/uglier, the better. There is no prize, other than knowing that having a mustache makes you a part of something greater than yourself. Mark Twain, Clark Gable, Rollie Fingers, Genghis Kahn, Tom Selleck, and Yosemite Sam all rocked gorgeous lip-manes, and so can you! As famous mustachere Teddy Roosevelt once stated: "Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." Clearly, he was speaking about growing a killer mouth-brow! Join with me for victory! Long live the mustache! Yours, Clint Hill Mustache aficionado
Nothing beats a good black and white! Spencer Tracy, Clark Gable and Myrna Loy... Wonderful!
I'm loving TCM 31 days of Oscars! I have it on in the background, while I do other things. Right now "Test Pilot" is playing from 1938,with Spencer Tracy, Myrna Loy and Clark Gable. Love the clothes, sweet sentiment and innocence that is now lost in our society.
Watching 1938 Test Pilot! Love all three of them... Myrna Loy, Clark Gable and Spencer Tracy!
Okay, let's see if anyone can answer this seasonal trivia question, about a specific accomplishment: Clark Gable, Shirley MacLaine, Diane Keaton, Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Morgan Freeman, and Colin Firth are among the select group of stars to have done it three times. Sir Laurence Olivier, Marlon Brando, Robert Redford, Robert De Niro, Gene Hackman, Ben Affleck, Danny de Vito, and Leonardo DiCaprio are some of the larger group to have pulled it off twice. Audrey Hepburn, Sidney Poitier, Natalie Wood, Woody Allen, Sly Stallone, Donald Sutherland, Paul Newman, Tom Hanks, Jodie Foster, and Elijah Wood are among the many who have managed it a single time in their careers (to this point, at least). Katherine Hepburn, Jane Fonda, Sissy Spacek, Denzel Washington, and Daniel Day-Lewis have NEVER done it. Got it? Or need more hints? Here're a few more anecdotal facts: Gable, Streep, Sir John Gielgud, Russell Crowe and John Goodman are among the very small handful of people to accomplish this twice in a row. Ma ...
Boom Town, 1940 The poster on the left is what the original poster looked like and the poster on the right is the reprint. Movie plot ~ "Big John" McMasters (Clark Gable) and "Square John" Sand (Spencer Tracy) are two down-on-their-luck oil wildcatters who join forces. Without enough money, they steal drilling equipment from a skeptical Luther Aldrich (Frank Morgan). Their well proves a bust and they have to hastily depart when Aldrich shows up with the sheriff to take back his property. The two oilmen team up and make enough money to partially pay Aldrich. To get him to back them for a second try, they cut him in for a percentage of the well. This time, they strike it rich. When Elizabeth 'Betsy' Bartlett (Claudette Colbert) shows up, McMasters sweeps her off her feet (without knowing that Sand considers her his girl) and marries her. Sand accepts the situation, wanting Betsy to be happy. However, on their first anniversary, she catches her husband dancing with a barroom floozy. As a result, Sand quarrel ...
Spencer Tracy & Clark Gable Gable ~ Boom Town, 1940 This was the last of three films (after San Francisco (1936) and Test Pilot (1938)) that Clark Gable and Spencer Tracy did together. After this film, Tracy insisted on a clause in his MGM contract that he would receive equal billing with Gable in all future films. While the two remained lifelong friends, they were never again paired together in a movie because MGM wasn't sure how to handle the equal billing.
80 years ago, in 1934, It Happened One Night, starring Clark Gable & Claudette Colbert, was released. 1st film to sweep all major
What a day this has been in Granada! I visited Sacromonte, where Ava and Rene ended up in 1955/56 while touring Spain on Ava's new Mercedes coupe. They spent three days there with Andalusian Gypsies who lived in caves, dancing Flamenco and drinking homemade wine. Tonight beginning at 8 I got to walk the red carpet through the center of town with Carmen Vargas and Harper Voll (grandson of Gregory Peck), event organizer Emilio Egea, the mayor, and lots of TV and newspaper press. There was a gorgeous Ava impersonator (also one for Clark Gable and others reenacting Mogambo). Sean Ferrer (son of Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer) and his beautiful wife joined us a little later as we toured the exhibit where there was a standing-room-only crowd. Then we walked across town to the Mae West Club for a cocktail party. The band played big band music, and they were awesome! That was another standing-room-only and quite lively crowd. Sorry I left my camera cord at the exhibition space. I'll post a whole album of pictures ...
It Happened One Night w/Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert is on. So good.
Chocolate chip cookies, Clark Gable, and Claudette Colbert=great way to end a day!
"It Happened One Night" now on TCM with Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert from 1934 - still beautiful…
OK I'm watching an old movie I've never seen before. It's a remake of It Happened One Night called You can't run away from it. Jack Lemmon is no Clark Gable and June Allyson is no Claudette Colbert but it's cute with more modern acting. So why did they try to make it a partial musical? Best remake ever was An Affair to Remember. It was almost word for word following the original, Love Affair, but it was better due to the actors. Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr, what's not to like.
1934, Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert.good movie. 3rd time for me.
It Happened One Night (1934). Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert. The movie that ignited my passion for old movies.
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Everything is looking so very ultra romantic until: Claudette Colbert: "What are you doing?" Clark Gable: "Just wondering." (staring off into the horizon) Claudette Colbert: "What are you wondering?" Clark Gable: "I was just wondering what makes DAMES LIKE YOU so DIZZY!" :)
If your interested, on of the greatest comedies ever is on. "It Happened One Night" is on TCM. It's been on for about 35 mins, just caught it. Great movie with Claudette Colbert and Clark Gable. Classic!
It Happened One Night with Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert. An amazing movie! Love TMC.
Interesting to note that neither Claudette Colbert nor Clark Gable wanted to make this ...
Well, I was going to sleep, but Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert are stuck in a cabin together in the middle of a downpour. Ahhh, the days of propriety! He gives her his pj top for a nighties and strings a drape between the two beds. I love it.
I'm watching "It Happened One Night" starring Claudette Colbert and Clark Gable made in 1934 the best
Watching 1934 movie 'It Happened One Night' with Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert. It swept the top five Oscars that year. Best Picture, Best Director (Frank Capra), Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Screenplay. The first movie to do so.
It Happened One Night just started on with Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert
Michael Kanin won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay alongside Ring Lardner Jr. for “Woman of the Year” in 1942. The film marked the first pairing of Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy. He received another Oscar nomination in 1958 for the screenplay "Teacher's Pet" which starred Clark Gable and Doris Day. Kanin co-wrote the film with is wife Fay Kanin. She was an accomplished writer and was the second woman in history to become President of the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences. The Kanins are interred in the New Beth Olam Mausoleum at Hollywood Forever.
The oldest Movie I love is IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT, a 1934 romantic comedy with Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert. Most movies prior to that have WAY TOO MUCH music in the background, and not good sound quality. They were new at talking pictures, and I can respect that. But I can't fully enjoy any movie unless the sound quality is there. Today I watched THE DIVORCEE from 1930, and it was a struggle, but I wanted to see it. If nothing else, I can appreciate good acting and period costumes. I have such a love of old movies: it's a fantastic way to take a journey back through time and visit a different era. And this fits right in with my love of history. Many of the 1940's movies I've seen, my Mom watched at the theater when they came out. When she went as a child, it cost 15 cents for a ticket. For my Grandma Mary to go see a silent movie in her day, it was 5 cents. The first movie I remember was GONE WITH THE WIND at one of the downtown Evansville Theaters when I was 6. ( We had two theaters: the V ...
I adore this happy, natural shot of Clark Gable and Carole Lombard, 1940. Heartbreaking that it would be cut short.
I was looking at the TCM t.v. schedule for the next number of days and friends if you can tune in and watch some of the greatest classic movies .Although most of them are black and white most of them are rated G which means the whole family can watch them .For example TheAwful Truth is one of the funniest movies.Mogambo with Clark Gable and Grace Kelly,Topper a movie where Cary Grant plays a ghost ,Going My Way about a priest [ Bing Crosby ]who goes to help out a parish in need of help.Tat tell a story that touches then we have Spencer Tracy portraying a priest who founded the famous Boystown.There are some that touches the heart .Some come on late but are worth staying up to watch bcoz they are so funny or have a meaning.And all these movies are commercial free.To tell you the truth I am hooked.I love classic movies.Then theres Irene Dunne who is so funny.Shes in a movie titled Magnificent Obsession and The Awful Truth.On Sunday one of millions of our favorites The Adventures Of Robin Hood with Errol a . ...
I never laugh until I have my coffee. -Clark Gable
We ran across a list of movie quotes about death: Aaron Eckhart in Love Happens: “Funerals are important rituals. They don’t just recognize that a life has ended; they recognize that a life was lived.” Morgan Freeman in The Bucket List: “You know, the ancient Egyptians had a beautiful belief about death. When their souls got to the entrance to heaven, the guards asked two questions. Their answers determined whether they were able to enter or not. ‘Have you found joy in your life?’ 'Has your life brought joy to others?’” Robin Williams as Patch Adams said: “Death – to blink for an exceptionally long period of time.” Jim Carrey in Simon Birch: “When someone you love dies, you don't lose them all at once. You lose them in pieces over time, like how the mail stops coming.” Clark Gable in The Misfits: “Honey, we all got to go sometime, reason or no reason. Dying’s as natural as living. The man who's too afraid to die is too afraid to live.” Jeff Goldblum in The Big Chill: ...
Cameron Mitchell, US Army Air Force Mitchell served as a bombardier with the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. His film career began with minor roles in films dating back to 1945, including They Were Expendable. He co-starred with Wallace Beery in The Mighty McGurk, with Doris Day and James Cagney in Love Me or Leave Me, with Lana Turner and Spencer Tracy in Cass Timberlane, with Clark Gable and Jane Russell in The Tall Men, with Marlon Brando, Merle Oberon, Jean Simmons in Désirée, and with Joanne Woodward and Sheree North in No Down Payment. Some of his best known films were the 1951 adaptation of Death of a Salesman, the 1952 version of Les Miserables, the 1953 comedy How to Marry a Millionaire, and 1956's film version of the stage musical Carousel. He voiced Jesus of Nazareth in The Robe. It was on TV where Mitchell had the greatest effect during the latter part of his career, and he is best remembered for starring as Uncle Buck in the 1960s NBC western series, The High Chaparr ...
Photo of actor Clark Gable with wife Carole Lombard and their pet siamese cats
Abs Fact Showing off a six-pack on film is an everyday occurrence now, but the first Hollywood ab shot caused a sensation. When Clark Gable took off his button-down and bared his belly in the 1934 film "It Happened One Night", it's said that undershirt sales plummeted. You can see this scene that caused such a stir on the big screen this Thursday, February 20.
you should watch "gone with the wind" for many reasons and Clark Gable as Rhett Butler is one of them
I'm "auditioning" movies this week for a class I'm doing next month called "GABLE'S GIRLS." We will screen 8 Clark Gable films showing a gamut of his leading ladies and it's so hard to pick just 8. This morning I looked at "DANCING LADY" (1933), which I have not seen in years. MGM was clearly trying to outdo Busby Berkeley and the Warner Bros. backstage musicals of '33. They did not succeed; the choreography lacks the tightness and precision of Berkeley's kaleidoscopic routines and there's none of that gritty Warner Bros. bite in the script. But it's got all the other ingredients down pat---the Art Deco sets, the class conflict, the over-worked chorines, etc. Joan Crawford is a rather heavy-footed dancer with lots of arms, big steps, and she watches her feet a lot. But the picture is charming and includes everyone from Fred Astaire (his first movie) to the 3 Stooges. When Gable pats Crawford on the butt she says "Thank you!" It's definitely a contender for my class.
I Might be wrong here, but im sure that Clark Gable & Carole Lombard dressed the same once for a Premiere
I think this summer in honor of the King I am going to map out a selection of places that he liked, lived in and visited in Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Encino. Of course it will end with paying respects at Forest Lawn in Glendale. Yeap, I think it's time. If you have suggestions or ideas feel free to share. I wish they had a Clark Gable tour!
30 Best Valentine’s Day movies - Gone with the Wind (1939) The greatest romance of all time! Storyline Scarlett is a woman who can deal with a nation at war, Atlanta burning, the Union Army carrying off everything from her beloved Tara, the carpetbaggers who arrive after the war. Scarlett is beautiful. She has vitality. But Ashley, the man she has wanted for so long, is going to marry his placid cousin, Melanie. Mammy warns Scarlett to behave herself at the party at Twelve Oaks. There is a new man there that day, the day the Civil War begins. Rhett Butler. Scarlett does not know he is in the room when she pleads with Ashley to choose her instead of Melanie. Writers: Margaret Mitchell (story), Sidney Howard (screen play) Stars: Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Thomas Mitchell
Lady for a Day (1933) - Frank Capra at his best. Must see. Dave the Dude - The Dude. The man with the answers. Born with the right instinct. Happy McGuire - Dave's partner. The brain. The man who turns plans to profit. Apple Annie - The poor apple seller who loves her daughter. Judge Blake - Beneath the impeccable speech and culture, hides the best pool shark. Missouri Martin - Blonde owner of the seedy club. The heart who counters Happy's influence on the Dude. Shakespeare - The slow but loyal muscle. The movie was nominated for multiple Oscars but did not win one. During this time MGM was getting annoyed with a young star by the name of Clark Gable. To send him a message they loaned his contract to the no-name Capra for a silly movie about a bus ride that would surely flop. To add insult to injury he was to be paired with the often miscast, problem child Claudette Colbert, who was secured with a large check and a promise to finish in four weeks. What resulted was "It Happened One Night" which w ...
We have (3) tickets for "Mr. Shaw Goes to Hollywood" at the Greenhouse Theater Center for tomorrow, 2/16/2014 at 2:30PM. We bought them for $39 each, but won't be able to go. We're asking $30 each OBO. "Come to lunch with Hollywood celebrities when George Bernard Shaw and his wife Charlotte meet with Clark Gable, John Barrymore, Marion Davies, William Randolph Hearst and Louis B. Mayer on the set of MGM Studios. Based on a true story, this Hollywood comedy is told in 1930s style as only the wit and wisdom of George Bernard Shaw can evoke." Hit me up if you're interested. Thanks!
I still feel a bit rough after the op, but slowly Im getting better, though my hearing is terrible. Im considering doing a course on Hollywood portraits, and then looking for volunteers. Imagine yourself as Claudette Colbert, Vivian Leigh, Ginger Rodgers, Fred Astaire, Clark Gable or maybe Jimmy Stewart.
Sat. Snow-Snow-Snowy Two 1. (sure this is a repeat, but, isn't a lot of life a simple repeat?) What sort of things, from simple to complex, did you do for playtime as a kid? 2. IS it just me, but is today's generation missing the equivalent of a Walter Cronkite, Edward R. Murrow, Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Joanne Woodward, Marilyn Monroe, Red Grange, Hank Aaron, Arnold Palmer, Larry Bird, Presidents Truman and Eisenhower, Henry Ford, Mother Teresa, Lassie, Rin Tin Tin, Alf and Howdy Doody?
(Anthony J Hilder) “My High School sweetheart played the role of Vivian Leigh mother in Gone With the Wind. Her name is Phyllis Callow and she was the directors daughter of Gone With the Wind which oddly enough was my daughters boyfriends father. She was in Star Trek. Phyllis Callow was my High School sweetheart who was Bonnie in Gone With The Wind. There is two Bonnies.. the younger one was my girlfriend. Bonnie’s mother was Vivian Leigh in the movie and her father was Clark Gable...who was the father of Clark Gable jr who fortunately did not marry my daughter Tori. Ive had enough tragedies in my life to avoid that catastrophe.”
Padre (aka: Clark Gable) luxuriates in a tub of water... then Rosy the goat Video Bombs the Video
"Monuments Men" is a guaranteed tearjerker, especially if you like period and patriotic films...and looking at George Clooney (alias Clark Gable). I'd see it again in a heartbeat!
New : Carole Lombard and Clark Gable "Yes, I've been known to like ladies... and I do. But with her, it's...
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We never really know what makes us who and what we are. Not the whole of it. Anyone who really knows me realizes I am a lover of film, so much so that I considered pursuing a major in film history through the Popular Culture Department at BGSU. My taste in film actors and actresses has always been very Old Hollywood: Cary Grant, Clark Gable, Gregory Peck. Vivien Leigh, Carole Lombard and Judy Garland. In the last decade or so, as I've grown as a person, I've become an aficionado of indie (independent film). Philip Seymour Hoffman long ago found a special place in my heart. Last night I watched "Jack Goes Boating." His portrayal of a lonely, middle-aged schmuck was so real and so honest that I cried when he cried. Hoffman really was a consummate actor. He may be remembered for "Capote," but I will remember him for the little movies he favored. I'm sad he died so young. Sad for him, for those who loved him and for all of us who saw in him glimpses of our own frailties. Aside from his occasional role as th . ...
my favourite is Clark Gable and Carole Lombard. Tragic, but it was the time Clark still had the smile in his eyes.
From Grandest Romantic Gestures Ever.For their first date, Carole Lombard bought Clark Gable a beat up Model T Ford for $15, had it painted white with red hearts, and delivered with a note saying "You're driving me crazy". Ha!
"In our film profession you may have Clark Gable`s looks, Spencer Tracy`s art, Marlene Dietrich`s legs or Elizabeth Taylor`s violet eyes, but they don`t mean a thing without that swinging thing called courage." Frank Capra
One of my all-time favorite pieces of cinematic soap, from 1961. And it fits into today's theme: Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh were to have been reunited for this film, but Gable died just before filming was to start, and if he wasn't going to do it, Leigh wasn't either. Their roles were ultimately taken by Dean Jagger and, in her last theatrical film, Claudette Colbert. Troy Donahue had the title role, and Connie Stevens, Diane McBain, Karl Malden, Dub Taylor, and, in a one-line part, Carroll O'Connor also starred. Writer-producer-director Delmer Daves was a master of sumptuous soap, and he didn't disappoint here.
For Valentine's day, I've posted Steel's picture... he was much in demand as a "cast" or "star horse". Besides Uncle Ben, he carried, John Wayne, Randolph Scott, Clark Gable, Joel McCrae, Maureen O'Hara, John Payne and others.. He commanded $50 a day and you had to rent all the stock in the stable..
Since these things supposedly happen in threes, who will be the final long-thought-dead star to pass? Clark Gable? Boris Karloff?
Legendary Movies...Gone with the Wind, directed by Victor Fleming, George Cukor, with Clark Gable, V
Hey Follywood They Were MEN!!! I can only share this with people roughly my age, since many people today have no idea who these men were -- and that's a pity ... Sterling Hayden, US Marines and OSS. Smuggled guns into Yugoslavia and parachuted into Croatia. James Stewart, US Army Air Corps. Bomber pilot who rose to the rank of General. Ernest Borgnine, US Navy. Gunners Mate 1c, destroyer USS Lamberton. Ed McMahon, US Marines. Fighter Pilot. (Flew OE-1 Bird Dogs over Korea as well.) Telly Savalas, US Army. Walter Matthau, US Army Air Corps., B-24 Radioman/Gunner and cryptographer. Steve Forrest, US Army. Wounded, Battle of the Bulge. Jonathan Winters, USMC. Battleship USS Wisconsin and Carrier USS Bon Homme Richard. Anti-aircraft gunner, Battle of Okinawa. Paul Newman, US Navy Rear seat gunner/radioman, torpedo bombers of USS Bunker Hill Kirk Douglas, US Navy. Sub-chaser in the Pacific. Wounded in action and medically discharged. Robert Mitchum, US Army. Dale Robertson, US Army. Tank Commander in North Afr ...
Hollywood just called. They want me to bring the 'English Clark Gable' with me. You free? ;)
Some hotel cabins throughout the country are famous because of who stayed in those cabins. For example, if you’d like to stay in the same log cabin as President Herbert Hoover and actor Clark Gable, that’s possible at a hotel cabin in rural Oregon.
Rhett who? Oh you mean Clark Gable. Still hold a candle for tho. TV drama of long ago in B&W. I know.
My mother's mother was a Gable. Cousin to Clark Gable,(she says).You know Mother's are always right, I hear ! :-)
Cathy Powell's daughter-in-law Tara found this picture of her great uncle with Clark Gable. Mr. Gable liked Chester for his cooking ability and had him permanently attached to his unit. Photo taken in England during World War II.
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Pre-Valentine gush of love .This is Clarence Sinclair Bull portrait of Clark Gable and Vivien for GONE WITH THE WIND, the backdrop used is Scarlett's famous red party dress! You can find this and many other treasures in Kendra Bean's amazing book - Vivien Leigh: An Intimate Portrait
02-13-14 ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY 1932: ‘Free Eats’, the first Our Gang short comedy to feature Spanky MacFarland. 1939: Producer David O. Selznick replaced directors on Gone With the Wind. George Cukor was out, Victor Fleming was in after completing The Wizard of Oz. Vivien Leigh liked Cukor who was known for directing women, but Clark Gable convinced the producers that they needed an action director. About 15 minutes of George Cukor’s work remains in the picture. Victor Fleming loved Clark, but didn't get along with Vivien Leigh and came to hate the controling Selznick. David O. brought in Sam Wood to direct second unit when Fleming fell behind. At the end Victor Fleming had one more tantrum when Selznick proposed giving Wood and Cukor co- screen credit.. Yet despite it all, Gone with the Wind became a box office phenomenon. Years later Clark Gable came up to Selznick at a party and said: "Maybe I'm wrong about disliking you David, 'Gone With the Wind' keeps getting re-released and keeps me a star . ...
"The only reason they come to see me is that I know that life is great, and they know I know it." - Clark Gable http:/…
15 THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW OF KISSING There’s more to kissing than most people think. These are collections of facts about kissing. Some are brought by science or show business. 1. Thirty-seven percent of men keep their eyes open while kissing whereas 97 percent of women close theirs. 2. A one minute kiss can burn as many as twenty six calories. 3. Research shows that almost every muscle in the body can be used when two people kiss. 4. It is said that if you kiss a person with the same hair color as you, the result is more passionate. 5. In a lifetime we can expect to receive some 25,000 kisses, ranging from pecks on the cheek to the full-blown weak-at-the-kne es variety. 6. Our brains have special neurons which help us to locate another pair of lips in the dark. 7. A kiss can be ten times more effective than morphine in reducing pain, as it’s thought that it activates the body’s natural pain-killers. So when a mother tells her injured child that she’ll kiss it better, that’s exactly what she doe ...
We're Knights of the Round Table. We dance whene'er we're able. We do routines and chorus scenes With footwork impeccable. We dine well here in Camelot. We eat ham and jam and spam a lot. We're Knights of the Round Table. Our shows are formidable, But many times we're given rhymes That are quite unsingable. We're opera mad in Camelot. We sing from the diaphragm a lot. In war we're tough and able, Quite indefatigable. Between our quests we sequin vests and impersonate Clark Gable. It's a busy life in Camelot. I have to push the pram a lot.
~Shirley Temple~1928-2014~ A brilliant life celebrated. Shirley Temple was easily the most popular and famous child star of all time. She got her start in the movies at the age of three and soon progressed to super stardom. Shirley could do it all: act, sing and dance and all at the age of five! Fans loved her as she was bright, bouncy and cheerful in her films and they ultimately bought millions of dollars worth of products that had her likeness on them. Dolls, phonograph records, mugs, hats, dresses, whatever it was, if it had her picture on there they bought it. Shirley was box-office champion for the consecutive years 1935-36-37-38, beating out such great grown-up stars as Clark Gable, Bing Crosby, Robert Taylor, Gary Cooper and Joan Crawford. By 1939, her popularity declined. Although she starred in some very good movies like Since You Went Away (1944) and the The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947), her career was nearing its end. Later, she served as an ambassador to Ghana and Czechoslovakia. It wa ...
On December 10, 1939, Clark Gable appeared on The Silver Theater radio show, in a performance called ?For Richer, For Richer.? At the end of his performance, the host asked him for the latest news on Gone with the Wind.
Cheaters is still on TV, with a host named Clark Gable
he is.. Spencer has Clark Gable looks. lil dif. ha heartthrob and why the ladies like him.
Marketing - Complained to my theatrical agent that he wasn't being very effective - my last speaking role was as one of Clark Gable farts in"Gone with the Wind" ! He said that my stage name, Rock Rose, was a touch 1960 -ish, and needed up-dating. Apparently, the trend is for Welsh names (eg Idris Elba) combined with traditional stage names (eg Larry, Clint,Tom,Orson),so I agreed to be re-marketed. Phoned me this morning with my new name - Llandidrod Wells ! Cool or what ?
Clark Gable apparently went to England and flew 5 bombing missions personally -after his wife was killed in the...
Clark Gable III, host of the show "Cheaters" along with Jeff Moore of Top Gun Security shows us how to do detect infidelity in your relationship.
In the midst of a tornado, misfitted, I'm Clark Gable, I'm not stable
A scene with Clark Gable in Mutiny on the Bounty, MGM, 1935
"You should be kissed, and often, and by someone who knows how.". NO YOU DID NOT JUST QOUTE CLARK GABLE. NO NO NO :"">
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Hubby left to go back to Texas today. Had a wonderful week with him. He gave me my valentine stuff early. I got a new diamond wedding ring, a flat screen tv, a new bracelet, new curtains for the living room, a picture of Clark Gable and Vivian Leigh, a huge card, a flower, and he fixed my kitchen sink :)
Is it weird that I like to watch the weather report from Ken Cook FOX 5 because he reminds me of Clark Gable?...
The famous scene from the film "It Happened One Night" when Ellie Andrews (Claudette Colbert) shows her leg to get a ride by a car surprising Peter Warne (Clark Gable).The film was directed by Frank Capra in 1934 and won 5 Oscars at the Academy.
Photoset: tcmfan1: Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert are hitching a ride on TCM today! Frank Capras ” It...
Marilyn Monroe's last line ever in a film was "How do your find your way back in the dark?" Spoken to Clark Gable in 'T…
Oh, Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert in "It happened one night". ♡ They're marvelous!
Vintage movie: Clark Gable, Mary Astor & Jean Harlow on the set of Red Dust, laughing over the script.
Clark Gable as Rhett Butler and Robert Redford as Sundance Kid top my list. And, of course, yours :)
Happy Birthday to American film legend and one of the greatest leading men of Hollywood's Golden Age, Clark Gable http…
ok we are guessing Clark Gable for both. Is that right? Although we think Pauly Shore should be ;)
1½ weeks till fest! Which leading man would YOU choose? Clark Gable or Montgomery Clift?
LOL Indeed.she was on to some thing there; even if she did lose Clark Gable.
Shirley Temple was the top U.S. box-office draw from 1935 to 1938, beating out Clark Gable, Bing Crosby, Gary Cooper, & Joan Crawford.
*** if I'd jumped on all the dames I'm supposed to have jumped on, I'd have had no time to go fishing.” Clark Gable
Things I didn't know about Shirley Temple: 1. For several years in her early childhood, she was the most popular movie star in the world, with Clark Gable a distant second. 2. She announced her mastectomy, and talked openly about her breast cancer, in an era when it was a taboo subject, and is widely viewed as having greatly helped take away the stigma and encourage women to examine often and act early. 3. She was hugely respected as an international diplomat, including by people who first thought she got the job because of her childhood fame. 4. When she was in her teens, Producer Arthur Freed exposed himself to her. She responded with an uncontrollable fit of the giggles, and got kicked out of his office. 5. She was the first white female movie star to get away with holding hands onscreen with an African-American performer (Bill Bojangles Robinson). R.I.P., Shirley.
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Clark Gable has nothing on this guy!
I knew the answer to a Clark Gable question but the moderator said the answer before our team got to answer! I need redemption!
Clark Gable III has some advice on how to end up on his show
We had a great time with Deborah Duncan and Clark Gable's grandson on Great Day Houston this morning!
Al Jolson, who played by Larry Parks sings you made me love you from 1946 movie the Jolson story. Four years later, Al died. Judy Garland sings to Clark Gable on that same song. In the intro of this video, I miss you Todd Christensen, who was wearing as a Raiders football player.
Just found out all the AWESOME people who have the same birthday as me. -Rick James -Michael C Hall aka Dexter -Big Boi (from Outkast Official & one of the greatest lyricist of our time) - Clark Gable -Heather Morris aka Brittney S Pears -Pauly Shore - Lauren Conrad -Ronda Rousey (Toughest B!*$# ever) -Sherman Hemsley aka George Jefferson -Boris Yeltsin -Langston Hughes - Phil Ivey Also... Harry Styles.but honestly.that kinda ruined it for me
Historically, Mount Clemens' largest industry was the mineral baths that were scattered throughout the city from 1873 until 1974. The city once encompassed 11 bathhouses and several hotels at its peak. The first bathhouse was built in 1873 and was known as “The Original” and was located on the corner of Jones and Water Street. The bathhouse remained until 1883 when the building burned, yet was rebuilt in 1884 and accommodated larger crowds. Over the years, noted visitors such as film actors Clark Gable and Mae West, athletes Babe Ruth and Jack Dempsey, news magnate William Randolph Hearst, and the Vanderbilt family vacationed in the city for the bath industry
Jack was another one who looked so much better with a mustache: Clark Gable, Tyrone Power, Ronald Colman...
OK, Here's the real GOOD list. These phenomenal stars have two things in common. They've all WON acting Oscars. And they have all been in THREE, count 'em, THREE--OSCAR winning Best Pictures. Dustin Hoffman, Clark Gable, Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton and Morgan Freeman. And Hoffman, Streep, and Gable all got acting Oscar nominations in all three!
It's so interesting that, in all of his early films, when he was just starting to establish himself, Clark Gable hadn't grown his mustache yet. The story I heard was that he had to grow it for a role, and liked it so much he kept it. Here he in the film that really made him, with Norma Shearer, in 1931's "A Free Soul." Some pretty hot stuff going on in this one, even by today's standards.
Clark Gable (quick bio) Clark Gable's mother died when he was seven months old. At 16 he quit high school, went to work in an Akron (Ohio) tire factory and decided to become an actor after seeing the play "The Bird of Paradise". He toured in stock companies, worked oil fields and sold ties. In 1924 he reached Hollywood with the help of Portland, Oregon, theatre manager Josephine Dillon, who coached and later married him (she was 17 years his senior). After playing a few bit parts he returned to the stage, becoming lifelong friends with Lionel Barrymore. After several failed screen tests (for Barrymore and Darryl F. Zanuck), Gable was signed in 1930 by MGM's Irving Thalberg. Joan Crawford asked for him as co-star in Dance, Fools, Dance (1931) and the public loved him manhandling Norma Shearer in A Free Soul (1931) the same year. His unshaven lovemaking with bra-less Jean Harlow in Red Dust (1932) made him MGM's most important star. At one point he refused an assignment and the studio punished him by loanin ...
Clark Gable and Norma Shearer sing "Abide with Me" in *** s Delight
...which didn't make Jean very happy, but Mr. Powell was able to make his ex wife and his friend, Clark Gable, very happy by hooking them up, thus creating one of classic Hollywood's iconic couples, a wonderful and tragic love story. A story powerful enough to merit it's own film, Gable and Lombard, in 1976 staring James Brolin and Jill Clayburgh.
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