Clark Gable, Actor: It Happened One Night. 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...

Clark Gable, Actor: It Happened One Night. 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...

Streamline | The Official Filmstruck Blog – Clark Gable & Joan Crawford: The Affair that Nearly Burned Hollywood Down

Streamline | The Official Filmstruck Blog – Clark Gable & Joan Crawford: The Affair that Nearly Burned Hollywood Down

Clark Gable and Carole Lombard after their wedding. She was his soul mate. Now they are together again

Clark Gable and Carole Lombard after their wedding. She was his soul mate. Now they are together again

Here Clark Gable endured the longest weekend of his life. Description from robertmatzen.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Here Clark Gable endured the longest weekend of his life. Description from robertmatzen.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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