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  Clark Gable - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Clark Gable was born in Cadiz, Ohio, on February 1, 1901 to William H. Gable, an oil-well driller and Adeline Hershelman, a prospector.
Upon hearing the news, Gable flew to the scene and had to be forcibly restrained from climbing the snowcapped mountain himself in an effort to rescue her.
Clark Gable is interred in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California, beside his beloved Carole Lombard.
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 Clark Gable - MSN Encarta
Clark Gable (1901-1960), American motion-picture actor, best known for his portrayal of Rhett Butler in the film Gone with the Wind.
In the early 1940s Gable made a number of successful pictures, such as Strange Cargo (1940), Boom Town (1940), and Honky Tonk (1941), but in 1942 Lombard died in a plane crash and Gable was deeply affected.
Gable gave a memorable performance in his last motion picture, The Misfits (1961), directed by John Huston, but by then he was exhausted and he died of a heart attack within a few days of the film's completion.
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 ClarkGable.com - Clark Gable, Clark Gable Biography, Clark Gable Pictures, Clark Gable Photos, Clark Gable Movies
When Clark was seven months old his mother died suddenly and Clark was left in the care of his grandparents until the age of two at which time his father remarried and moved the family to Hopedale, Ohio.
Clark idolized her and later in life described her as "one of the most tender human beings I've ever known".
Clark was devastated and six months after her death he enlisted in the Army Air Corps as a buck private.
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 Clark Gable
William Clark Gable was born on February 1st, 1901 in Cadiz, Ohio.
Gable and Loy were crowned "King and Queen of Hollywood" together in 1936, by a popularity contest sponsered by the New York 'Daily News'.
Clark, however, didn't want to be in the film, and almost quit because he had to cry over the death of Bonnie.
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 Wikinfo | Clark Gable
Gable's marriage in 1939 to third wife, actress Carole Lombard, was reportedly the happiest episode in his personal life, and ended with her death in a plane crash in 1942.
She was the mother of Gable's posthumous son and only legitimate child, born in 1961.
Gable's last film was The Misfits, which also featured Marilyn Monroe in her last screen performance.
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 Clark Gable
Clark Gable and Charles Laughton in Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
Clark Gable was half of some of the most sizzling screen teams in film history; whether he was billed as "The team that generates steam" with Lana Turner, his camaraderie with luminous Jean Harlow, fighting and loving sassy Joan Crawford, melting cool, elegant Grace Kelly or soothing lost, beautiful Marilyn Monroe.
Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable in The Misfits (1961)
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 Clark Gable
A title which Gable still holds today Gable had a long a very successful film career starting from bit parts in silent Films, but his first success was as a Broadway leading man in the late 20's.
Gable incidentally made six films with one of my favorites Jean Harlow (The Secret Six-1931, Red Dust-1932, Hold your Man-1933, China Seas-1935, Wife vs. Secretary-1936 and Saratoga-1937) One of his most famous roles is that of Rhett Butler in the 1939 Blockbuster Gone With the Wind.
The rest of Gables career was an eclectic mix of war stories mysteries and love stories with his final film being The Misfits.
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 Clark Gable News
Clark Gable gets a new spotlight as an early American hero and showcasing the rough and tumble exploits that turned a man into a King with Fox Home Entertainment's THE CLARK GABLE COLLECTION: VOLUME ONE.
Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert I t's summer, and even the nights are getting hot.
Clark Gable died almost 50 years ago, but it's still hard to think of anyone who embodies the term "movie star" like he did.
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 Clark Gable | Biography (1901-1960)
William Clark Gable was born in Cadiz, Ohio on February 1, 1901, the only child of farmer and oil-driller William H.Gable and his wife Adeline.
The image everyone associates with Gable is such a virile one, and he played so many cowboys, reporters, oil-men, truckdrivers, auto-racers, boxers and soldiers in his time that he never had any trouble convining his audiences and fans that he was a hardworking male with square ideas.
Gable was aware that he needed more finesse as an actor and returned to the stage.
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 Clark Gable   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Clark Gable was a popular leading man in the movies for nearly thirty years.
Gable's last film, 1961's The Misfits, was also the final film of Marilyn Monroe and the antepenultimate film of co-star Montgomery Clift.
Clark Gable - Clark Gable actor Born: 2/1/1901 Birthplace: Cadiz, Ohio Academy Award-winning film actor, known in...
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 Clark Gable Biography
Clark Gable was born on February 2, 1901 to William Gable and Adeline Gable.
In March of 1939 while he was filming Gone With the Wind, he was granted a divorce to his former wife, Rhea Gable, who would not divorce him until she got the amount of money that she wanted.
But Clark Gable was crushed when he found that Carole Lomard Gable was dead.
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 Amazon.com: Clark Gable: A Biography: Books: Warren G. Harris   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Gable's father considered acting a "sissy occupation," and throughout his life seemingly in reaction, Gable exuded a palpable machismo - often to the detriment of relationship with co-stars.
She and Gable were perfectly matched; though it would take several years from the first meeting for the sparks to ignite.
Gable was devastated by her death, commenting, "Let's face it; there's a hole in me now that will never be filled up." Indeed, this book illustrates how Gable lost his interest in much of life after Carole died.
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 Clark Gable
Clark Gable was an American film actor, the biggest box-office star of the early sound-film era.
Gable married Maria Langham, also nearly 15 years older than he, in 1931; that marriage ended in divorce in 1939.
However, Clark would not be present for the birth of his son, John Clark Gable; he was born on March 20, 1961, four months after his father's death.
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 The Clark Gable Story
Ria Langham became the second Mrs Clark Gable in New York on March 30,1930, and they were married a second time in California on June 19,1931, because of a legal hitch.
Gable was at his best, however in a man's world, leading the Mutiny on The Bounty (1935), sorting out problems of the Air Force in Command Decision (1948), scouting Indian country in Across the Wide Missouri (1951).
Also, say the name of Clark Gable and to most people it means Rhett Butler in Gone With The Wind (1939), or Peter Warne, the newspaper reporter he played in It Happened One Night (1934); yet he hadn't wanted to play them or Bounty's Fletcher Christian.
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 clark gable
When Clark reached home he found his step-parent a kindly woman who treated him as if she were his own mother.
It is, however, in the parlance of the road, "a good town." So Clark Gable, hands in his pockets, and eyes unseeing the golden road ahead, heard his hungry footsteps echo on the empty street.
Gable was married to Carole Lombard but a short time when her tragic death in an airplane accident shocked the nation.
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 Amazon.ca: Clark Gable: a Biography: Books: Warren G. Harris   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
While throngs of female fans may have worshiped Gable, Harris illustrates that the "King of Hollywood" 's true self was barely visible beyond the camera's glare.
But both bios follow the same format and progression of Gable's life and career, and both offer new information not found in what are at least 15 previous biographies on Gable, one of the best being Lyn Tornabene's 1976 Long Live the King.
As you read through the Gable biography, not only are you annoyed at the carping comments of the author, you begin to doubt the actual facts in the book.
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 Clark Gable
Clark produces consistently high quality babies, that have become known as "Clark Gable Babies".
As a herd sire, Clark knows what he is doing especially with young maidens who often require special attention.
Clark produces consistently high quality babies, that have became known as "Clark Gable Babies." We would be happy to share Clark's impressive color lineage for those interested in adding color to their herd.
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 Clark Gable -- King of Hollywood
Clark Gable was an extremely popular film star for 30 years.
Gable as Eddie Hall in Hold Your Man pleading with the minister to marry Ruby and him.
Gable in dark glasses, obviously in pain, after losing wife Carole Lombard in a plane crash.
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 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Actors (The Shirt off His Back)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Gable, in what was then considered a racy scene with Claudette Colbert, took his shirt off to reveal a bare chest.
  The tale about Clark Gable and the demise of the men's undershirt industry is another example of how easily a piece of information can become an accepted "fact" whose validity is never questioned despite any real evidence that it is indeed true.
A 75% drop in sales would mean that a shirtless Clark Gable had to have influenced (directly or indirectly) far more than just the usual group of young urbanites who form the target audience typically receptive to fads.
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 Clark Gable/Super Star, Best Actor - MovieActors.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Clark Gable, labeled the "King" of Hollywood, created an image and legend that endured for decades after his death.
Clark Gable's handsomeness and virility, combined with a unique speaking voice and twinkle in the eye, helped build a burning screen presence the brightness of which has dimmed little over the years.
Clark Gable received his Oscar for playing a reporter in one of the great romantic comedies of all time: IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT.
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 Clark Gable at Reel Classics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
One of Hollywood's most popular leading men of the 1930s and '40s, Clark Gable was nominated for three Best Actor Oscars over the course of his career and even became the first actor ever to win an Academy Award for a comedy performance when he won for IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT (1934).
Gable with Jean Harlow in MGM's RED DUST (1932), a steamy romance set on an Indochina rubber plantation.
A poster from IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT (1934), the film for which Gable took home the only Best Actor statuette of his career and was the first movie in cinema history to win the "Big Five" Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress (Claudette Colbert), Best Director (Frank Capra) and Best Screenplay (Robert Riskin).
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 Clark Gable Tribute at Classic Movie Stars
William Clark Gable was born February 1, 1901 in Cadiz, Ohio.
Gable worked as an movie extra and unskilled stage actor while he waited for better parts to come along.
His marriage to Joesphine was going in a downward spiral and in 1927 they divorced.
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 Clark Gable Photos - Clark Gable News - Clark Gable Information
He was born William Clark Gable on February 1, 1901 in Cadiz, Ohio to Adeline and William H. Gable.
Clark was widely considered for the role of Tarzan in the 1932 Tarzan, the Ape Man, but was deemed to unknown and the role went to Johnny Weissmuller.
According to military records released in 2005, Clark's weekly wage was listed as $7,500 for his movie work.
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 About the Clark Gable Foundation
In 1991, the nonprofit Clark Gable Foundation received a sizable bequest from a local woman's estate.
Isabelle Clifford was a Gable contemporary and lived just down the street from the house where he was born.
It was very fortunate for tiny Cadiz, Ohio, the American Film Industry, and America itself that William Clark Gable was born Feb. 1, 1901 on Charleston Street.
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 Clark Gable at Reel Classics, Page 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In Victor Fleming's TEST PILOT (1938), aviator Gable insists on testing the mettle of his best girl Myrna Loy by continually risking his life for his work, and, in the process, jeopardizing both his relationship with Loy and his friendship with Spencer Tracy.
Gable in his most famous role as Rhett Butler with Vivien Leigh's Scarlett in GONE WITH THE WIND (1939), the third Oscar-winning Best Picture of Gable's career.
In BOOM TOWN (1940), Gable and Spencer Tracy play wildcatting oil men who are both named John and both in love with Claudette Colbert.
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 Clark Gable
Gable was wed to Carole Lombard at the Methodist church in Kingman in 1939.
Clark, reportedly devastated, enlisted in the Army Air Corps as a buck private.
Shortly before his marriage to Carole, Clark was filming "Call of the Wild" and having his own call of the wild with a later Phoenix resident, Loretta Young.
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 Clark Gable
With the flourishing of sound films, Gable joined the new generation of movie actors who made the move from New York to Hollywood in the early 30s.
Gable --You Made Me Love You" in BROADWAY MELODY OF 1938 and Mickey Rooney doing Gable impressions in BABES IN ARMS, 1939) Clark Gable remained King of the Hollywood box office throughout the decade, culminating in his highly publicized and memorable performance in GONE WITH THE WIND.
Gable's reign at the top of Hollywood stardom in 1939 was enhanced by his storybook romance and marriage to actress Carole Lombard.
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