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The Clark Gable Handbook - Everything You Need to Know about Clark Gable Emily Smith

The Clark Gable Handbook - Everything You Need to Know about Clark Gable

Emily Smith

Published April 1st 2011
ISBN : 9781743040454
Paperback
210 pages
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William Clark Gable (February 1, 1901 - November 16, 1960) was an American film actor, nicknamed The King of Hollywood in his heyday. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Gable seventh among the greatest male stars of all time. Gables mostMoreWilliam Clark Gable (February 1, 1901 - November 16, 1960) was an American film actor, nicknamed The King of Hollywood in his heyday. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Gable seventh among the greatest male stars of all time. Gables most famous role was Rhett Butler in the 1939 Civil War epic film Gone with the Wind, in which he starred with Vivien Leigh.His performance earned him his third nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor- he won for It Happened One Night (1934) and was also nominated for Mutiny on the Bounty (1935).Later performances were in Run Silent, Run Deep, a submarine war film, and his final film, The Misfits (1961), which paired Gable with Marilyn Monroe, also in her last screen appearance. During his long film career, Gable appeared opposite some of the most popular actresses of the time.Joan Crawford, who was his favorite actress to work with, was partnered with Gable in eight films, Myrna Loy was with him seven times, and he was paired with Jean Harlow in six productions.He also starred with Lana Turner in four features, and with Norma Shearer in three.Gable was often named the top male star in the mid-30s, and was second only to the top box-office draw of all, Shirley Temple.This book is your ultimate resource for Clark Gable. Here you will find the most up-to-date information, photos, and much more.In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about his Early life, Career and Personal life right away: Clark Gable filmography, White Man (film), Declassee, The Merry Widow (1925 film), The Plastic Age, Ben-Hur (1925 film), The Johnstown Flood (1926 film), The Painted Desert, The Easiest Way, Dance, Fools, Dance, The Secret Six, Laughing Sinners, A Free Soul, Night Nurse (1931 film), Sporting Blood, Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise), Possessed (1931 film), Hell Divers, Polly of the Circus, Red Dust, Strange Interlude (1932 film), No Man of Her Own (1932 film), The White Sister (1933 film), Hold Your Man, Dancing Lady, It Happened One Night, Men in White (1934 film), Manhattan Melodrama, Chained (1934 film), Forsaking All Others, After Office Hours, The Call of the Wild (1935 film), China Seas (film), Mutiny on the Bounty (1935 film), Wife vs. Secretary, San Francisco (film), Cain and Mabel, Love on the Run (1936 film), Parnell (film), Saratoga (film), Test Pilot (film), Too Hot to Handle (1938 film), Idiots Delight (film), Gone with the Wind (film), Strange Cargo (1940 film), Comrade X, They Met in Bombay, Honky Tonk (1941 film), Somewhere Ill Find You, Adventure (1945 film), The Hucksters, Homecoming (1948 film), Any Number Can Play, Key to the City (film), To Please a Lady, Across the Wide Missouri (film), Callaway Went Thataway, Lone Star (1952 film), Mogambo, Betrayed (1954 film), Soldier of Fortune (film), The Tall Men (film), The King and Four Queens, Band of Angels, Run Silent, Run Deep, Teachers Pet (1958 film), But Not for Me (film), It Started in Naples, The Misfits (film)Contains selected content from the highest rated entries, typeset, printed and shipped, combining the advantages of up-to-date and in-depth knowledge with the convenience of printed books. A portion of the proceeds of each book will be donated to the Wikimedia Foundation to support their mission.