Clark Gable, in Pictures: Candid Images of the Actor's Life by Chrystopher J. Spicer

By Chrystopher J. Spicer

From the very starting of Clark Gable's reveal profession, the lifetime of the glamorous movie superstar got here less than the scrutiny of the digicam. whereas audiences are acquainted with the general public Gable as visible throughout the studio lens, the personal Gable as obvious in photographs taken through individuals of the general public, pals, and family members is way much less recognized. This choice of candid pictures, lots of them released the following for the 1st time, has been compiled by means of biographer Chrystopher J. Spicer from his records and from assets all over the world. As with Spicer's acclaimed centenary biography Clark Gable (McFarland, 2002), this quantity offers infrequent perception into the lifetime of the guy in the back of the megastar.

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16 The Edinburg Centralized High School class register for 1917 showing Clark’s enrollment at the bottom of the page as of September 17 (courtesy the Gable Archive). Early Life 19 Thelma would recall that Clark had been her first date, but at the time she hadn’t thought him particularly good-looking, mainly because his ears were too large. Marjorie Miller, a pretty girl two years younger, also later claimed to be his childhood sweetheart. Clark seems to have started a trend early. 15 Casting around for a more stable income, Will decided he’d return to his family roots and move the family north to a farm not far from Akron.

But changing times threw some killer punches, and after the theater closed in 1977 it sat empty for years. Fortunately, unlike many other theatres, this one wasn’t eventually demolished but re-opened again for live theater in March 1985 as the Henry Fonda Theatre, becoming the home for a number of Broadway productions (such as Lend Me 29 The exterior of the Hollywood Music Box Theatre as it looks today at 6126 Hollywood Boulevard. com). Acting Life 35 a Tenor and Nunsense) and for various concerts by well-known artists.

Unlike Clark who remained with one studio (MGM) for most of his career, Oakie left Paramount when his contract ended in 1934 to freelance. It was a very successful move for him, and he appeared in over 85 films into the 1940s. Unrestrained by contract conditions, he was also able to branch into radio where he had his own show between 1936 and 1938. A very popular comic actor and a good friend of Clark’s, he moved into television in the late fifties and sixties. Apart from his acting, Oakie became renowned for his sprawling ranch “Oakridge” in Northridge in the San Fernando Valley (formerly Barbara Stanwyck’s 11-acre “Marwyck” ranch where she raised thoroughbreds jointly with Zeppo Marx).

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