Gable, Clark, 1901-1960

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Clark Gable (b. Feb. 1, 1901, Cadiz, OH–d. Nov. 16, 1960, Hollywood, CA) was an American film actor and military officer, often referred to as "The King of Hollywood". He began his career as a stage actor and appeared as an extra in silent films between 1924 and 1926, and progressed to supporting roles with a few films for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1931. The next year, he landed his first leading Hollywood role and over the next three decades he became a leading man in more than 60 motion pictures. His best-known role was as Rhett Butler in Gone with the Wind (1939).

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referencedIn Hartsfield, William Berry. William Hartsfield Gone With the Wind Premiere Film, 1939. Atlanta History Center, Kenan Research Center / Cherokee Garden Library
referencedIn Estate of Carl Mydans Photography collection, 1935-1968 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
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referencedIn Brazier, Virgil. Virgil Brazier photograph collection. The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library
referencedIn Emeline Clark Roche Collection, 1815-1988 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Mateja, Harold M., 1925-. Harold M. Mateja papers, 1942-2008. Montana Historical Society Library
creatorOf Fleming, Victor, 1883-1949. Autant en emporte le vent. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
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referencedIn Stark, Samuel. Theatre scrapbook collection, 1860-1950. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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referencedIn Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Collection. 1937 - 1937. Motion Picture Film. 1937 - 1937. THE ROMANCE OF CELLULOID
referencedIn Mydans, Carl. Carl Mydans estate photography collection, 1935-1968. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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creatorOf Millay, Kathleen, d. 1943. Kathleen Millay collection of papers, 1906-1956 bulk (1906-1943). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Brown, Chamberlain. Chamberlain and Lyman Brown papers, 1849-1961. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Dorothy Kilgallen papers and scrapbooks, 1936-1965 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
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referencedIn Stark, Samuel. Theatre scrapbook collection., 1860-1950 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
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associatedWith Alexander, Dorothy Taylor, 1920- person
associatedWith Armed Forces Radio Service. corporateBody
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associatedWith Baer, Leone Cass, b. 1886 person
associatedWith Brazier, Virgil. person
associatedWith Brown, Chamberlain person
associatedWith Brown, Chamberlain. person
associatedWith Connor, Cassie, 1899-1969. person
associatedWith Dees, Mary, 1911-2004 person
associatedWith Faulkner, William, 1897-1962. person
associatedWith Folsom, William J. person
associatedWith Ford, John, 1895-1973 person
associatedWith Frankle, Marvin K. person
associatedWith Hartsfield, William Berry. person
associatedWith Howard, Sidney Coe, 1891-1939. person
associatedWith Hurrell, George, 1904-1992. person
associatedWith Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory corporateBody
associatedWith Keller, Kaufman Thuma, 1885-1966. person
associatedWith Kilgallen, Dorothy. person
associatedWith Kurtz, Wilbur G. (Wilbur George), 1882-1967. person
associatedWith Kyser, Georgia Carroll. person
associatedWith Kyser, Kay. person
associatedWith Lovell, Tom, 1909-1997. person
associatedWith Lux Radio Theatre corporateBody
associatedWith Mann, May person
associatedWith Mateja, Harold M., 1925- person
associatedWith Millay, Kathleen, d. 1943. person
associatedWith Montiel, Harold. person
associatedWith Mydans, Carl. person
associatedWith Mydans, Carl|xPhotograph. person
associatedWith Nease, G. S. person
associatedWith Reigle, Pearl J. person
associatedWith Roche, Emeline Clark, 1902-1995 person
associatedWith Samuel Stark person
associatedWith Selznick, David O., 1902-1965. person
associatedWith Stark, Samuel. person
associatedWith Stewart, James T., 1921- person
associatedWith Thayer, John Eldon, 1899-1980 person
associatedWith White Studio (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Cadiz OH US
Hollywood CA US
United States 00 US
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Birth 1901-02-01

Death 1960-11-16

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