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  Carole Lombard Memorial Hall - Moonlightchest.com
Lombard's paternal grandfather, John Claus Peters, was the son of German immigrants, Claus Peters and Caroline Catherine Eberlin.
Lombard made her film debut at the age of twelve after she was seen playing baseball in the street by director Allan Dwan, who cast her as a tom-boy in A Perfect Crime (1921).
Lombard commented to fan magazines that she did not believe their sixteen-year age difference would present a problem, but friends felt they were ill-suited as Lombard had an extroverted personality while Powell was more reserved.
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  Carole Lombard - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Lombard, village, DuPage County, northeastern Illinois, on the DuPage River, a primarily residential suburb of Chicago; settled 1833, incorporated...
Carole Lombard (October 6, 1908 – January 16, 1942), born Jane Alice Peters in Fort Wayne, Indiana, was an Oscar-nominated American actress.
Carole Lombard was a great movie star and actress who's career was cut short by a plane crash in 1942.
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  Carole Lombard
Carole Lombard (October 6, 1908 - January 16, 1942) was an American actress.
Lombard was born Jane Alice Peters in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Carole Lombard was killed in a airplane crash in Nevada when returning from a War Bond tour in 1942.
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  Carole Lombard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lombard's paternal grandfather, John Claus Peters, was the son of German immigrants, Claus Peters and Caroline Catherine Eberlin.
Lombard's mother's family originates in England; her ancestors John and Martha Cheney emigrated to the North America in 1634.
Lombard made her film debut at the age of twelve after she was seen playing baseball in the street by director Allan Dwan, who cast her as a tom-boy in A Perfect Crime (1921).
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 Carole Lombard | Biography (1908-1942) / Gallery
Carole Lombard was born Jane Alice Peters on October 6, 1908, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the daughter of Elizabeth Knight and Frederick C. Peters.
Lombard had known Clark Gable since 1932, but their romantic attachment began in 1936, when John Hay Whitney gave an elaborate costume party in Hollywood.
With her unfailing sense of humor, Carole arrived at the party in a white ambulance and was carried into the Whitney mansion on a stretcher.
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 obits.com, The Internet Obituary Network, Obituary for Carole Lombard   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Carole Lombard became an indirect casualty of war when the plane bringing her home from a World War II War Bond rally crashed killing all on board on January 16th, 1942.
In the wake of her death at the age of 33, Carole Lombard was both mourned and honored, a World War II Liberty Ship was christened in her honor, while her name was lent to charity funds for war widows and children.
Carole Lombard was survived by her husband, Clark Gable, who enlisted in the armed forces immediately after her death, and, despite later remarriage, was buried by her side at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Glendale, California, after his death in 1960.
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 Carole Lombard information - Search.com
Lombard's paternal grandfather, John Claus Peters, was the son of German immigrants, Claus Peters and Caroline Catherine Eberlin.
Lombard made her film debut at the age of twelve after she was seen playing baseball in the street by director Allan Dwan, who cast her as a tom-boy in A Perfect Crime (1921).
Lombard was a second generation Bahá'í who formally declared her membership of the Bahá'í Faith in 1938.
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 Carole Lombard Relationships plus Carole Lombard and You
Carole has a rather childish dependency on loved ones, which can make her cling to them, or be very uncomfortable with any conflict that could conceivably lead to separation.
Carole Lombard tends to "play now, pay later" and is prone to overspend, overeat, drink too much, and in general overdo, and even more so when in the company of others.
Lombard enjoys a touch of drama and color in her love relationships and she is impressed by grand romantic gestures or extravagant expressions of generosity.
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 The Biography Channel - Carole Lombard Biography
Born Jane Alice Peters in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Carole Lombard grew up to be one of the most successful comedy actresses of her era, and married the screen legend, Clark Gable.
Carole was spotted by a film director playing baseball in the street with some local boys, and signed a contract at the age of twelve to perform in 'A Perfect Crime'.
Carole moved to Paramount, and at the peak of her career, was reportedly earning $35,000 per week.
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 Carole, A Celebration of Carole Lombard A Review
Based on his biography in the program he was about 12 when Carole died in a plane crash while she was selling war bonds at the start of America’s involvement in World War II.
Lombard, for a brief moment I thought the real Caorle was back in town.
Lombard’s resume, without the cryptic humor that was Lombard signature.
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 Betsy's Carole Lombard Page
The "Queen" of screwball comedy, Carole Lombard, was born Jane Alice Peters on October 6, 1908 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Carole loved her Country dearly and jumped into action to do what she could to help on the home front A war bond tour was arranged in her home state of Indiana.
Actress Carole Lombard, her mother and press agent were killed along with 16 service men and the crew of three.
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 Carole Lombard (I)
Carole Lombard was born Jane Alice Peters in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on October 6...
The Road to Glory (1926) (as Carol Lombard)....
Jill Clayburgh as Carole in Gable + Lombard (1976)
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 Carole Lombard
Carole Lombard was born Jane Alice Peters in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on October 6, 1908.
When Carole was eight her parents divorced and her mother relocated with the kids to California.
Reasoning that the way to a man's heart is through his cuticles, Regi Allen (Carole Lombard) takes a job as a manicurist at a fancy barbershop, unabashedly admitting that she hopes to use this position to snag a rich husband.
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 Carole Lombard
Known as the Screwball Queen Of The Screen, Carole Lombard, with her silky blonde hair, sparkling blue eyes, radiant smile and perfectly chiseled high cheekbones was one of the most classically beautiful actresses to ever grace the screen.
A brilliant, bright comedienne, Carole Lombard had the rare quality of being as elegant drenched in water or with a pie in her face, as she was with her willowy figure draped in long, shimmering gowns.
Please join the efforts of Carole Lombard admirers worldwide in requesting that a commemorative stamp be issued by the United States Postal Service in their Legends of Hollywood series honoring this great patriot and actress who died in a plane crash while selling U.S. War bonds in 1942.
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 Latest Pictures of Carole Lombard > New, Latest Photos Shoot : pics @ Platinum-Celebs.com
Lombard was listed in the credits of Safety in Numbers, her first Paramount release, as Carole (instead of Carol as in her previous billings).
Carole reportedly argued with him, stating the fact she had raised more than half a million dollars in war bonds and had the right to stay on.
Dixie had an even more unusual background than Carole herself did: she was born in extreme poverty, but when her mother died, she was adopted by the wealthy Pantages family so that their own daughter, a childhood playmate of Dixie's, could have a sister.
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 Amazon.ca: Supernatural: Video: Victor Halperin,Carole Lombard,Alan Dinehart,Vivienne Osborne,Randolph Scott,H.B. ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is Lombard in a very different light and reveals her great talents for drama as well as comedy.
In this production Carole Lombard shares the limelight with Alan Dinehart in the showy role of Paul Bavian who plays the phoney spiritualist who tries to lure Roma into a rigged contact with her deceased brother via some tricks with lighting and strings.
While not as famous as Carole Lombard's other memorable roles, I feel it is an interesting work and an important film in her career development.
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 Lombard'sLair
Racketeer, The (1929) (as Carol Lombard) ~~ Rhoda Philbrooke
Durand of the Badlands (1925) (as Carol Lombard) ~~ Ellen Boyd
Carole Lombard (1908-1942) was the undisputed queen of screwball comedy in the 1930s.
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 Carole Lombard Gable Web Ring
Carole Lombard died in service of the United States following a War Bond Tour in January 1942 where she sold a record-breaking two million dollars worth of war bonds in her home state of Indiana.
Please join the efforts of Carole Lombard admirers worldwide in requesting that a commemorative stamp be issued by the United States Postal Service in their Legends of Hollywood series honoring this great patriot and actress.
President Roosevelt awarded Carole Lombard with a medal as "The first woman to be killed in action, in defense of her country, in its war against the Axis Powers." There is no actor more deserving of this honor.
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 Carole Lombard
This radio dramatization, starring James Stewart and Carole Lombard, originally aired on March 12, 1939....
In this classic screwball comedy, Carole Lombard plays Hazel Flagg, a small-town girl who pretends to be dying from radium poiso Copyright (C) Muze Inc. 2005.
MADE FOR EACH OTHER: Jimmy Stewart and Carole Lombard star as newlyweds in this delightful romantic dramedy.
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 Carole & Co. - Carole Lombard, American patriot
Barely 24 hours after this triumphant engagement, which raised two million dollars for the war effort, Carole Lombard would be gone, dead in a Nevada plane crash that also claimed her mother Bess Peters and MGM publicist Otto Winkler.
Lombard's husband, Clark Gable, was supposed to have been the first celebrity to sell bonds, in Columbus, Ohio, capital of his native state.
Lombard, her mother and Winkler took a train from Los Angeles to Chicago, with Carole making an impromptu speech on behalf of the war effort in Salt Lake City.
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 Carole Lombard - MovieActors.com
Carole Lombard was born on October 6, 1908 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Lombard was awarded the Medal of Freedom by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt as the first woman killed in the line of duty in WWII.
While playing baseball in the street with the neighborhood boys Carole Lombard was spotted by director Allan Dwan who cast her as a tom-boy in A PERFECT CRIME, Carole was signed to a one picture contract in 1921 when she was 12.
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 DVD Times - Carole Lombard: The Glamour Collection   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lombard could, for example, not made a great deal of her part but in spite of her coolness towards the crew and barely tolerating her friends, she brings a great deal of warmth to a character who could have been earned little sympathy from an audience hoping for a featherlight romance.
But it's so clearly the moment that, of the films so far, Lombard makes the film work towards her own strengths with her Regi being, for a screwball comedy, as well drawn as she would be were this a drama.
With Lombard playing at Garbo and McMurray either fooling with his leading lady or skulking about in the fog of the Atlantic, the film is pitched perfectly between delivering gags and fresh corpses, even, as a stable of thirties comedies, a song.
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 CAROLE LOMBARD   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Carole moved to California with her mother and two brothers.
Carole took time off to try to have a baby but she suffered two miscarriages.
She begged Carole not to fly because their flight was number three and she was thirty-three and three months old.
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 Carole Lombard at Hollywood.com
Carole Lombard was first a Fox contract player in routine westerns and then became a comedienne in Mack Sennett two-reelers, where she honed her exquisite sense of timing.
By 1930 Lombard was signed to a seven-year star contract at Paramount and was at first repeatedly cast in virginal ingenue roles (with such occasional refreshing exceptions as "Virtue" 1932).
Lombard proved to be an intense, highly effective, and, at her best, relaxed dramatic actress as well with her occasional forays into serious melodrama, especially in two 1939 films for John Cromwell, "In Name Only" and "Made for Each Other".
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 Carole Lombard
Carole, her mother, and an MGM publicist named Otto Winkler were killed, along with fifteen soldiers and flyers who were reporting for duty.
The Lombard flight was redirected at the last minute from Boulder to Las Vegas because the Nevada airport was more modern.
Carole's mother had a premonition and begged her daughter to return by train.
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 Grave Hunter finds Carole Lombard burial place
In 1926, Carole was seriously injured in an automobile accident which left the left side of her face scarred.
On January 16, 1942, Carole, her mother, and 20 other people were flying back to California when the plane went down outside of Las Vegas, Nevada.
Her last words, in her home state of Indiana, to all the people were just before boarding the plane, "Before I say goodbye to you all - come on - join me in a big cheer- V for victory!" Clark Gable, her husband, was devastated by losing her.
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