Clark Gable: A Biography

Przednia okładka
Aurum, 2003 - 408
Clark Gable was the archetypal male star of Hollywood's heyday - he gambled,e drank and he womanised on an heroic scale. No wonder that when Spencerracy, only half in jest, starting calling him "The King", the tag caught on.;orn in 1901, the son of an unsuccessful Ohio oil prospector, Gable was aountry boy who got bitten by the acting bug at the age of 17. But he mightever have got further than playing bit-parts in small-time touring companiesad it not been for the help provided by two older women, who also became theirst and second Mrs Gable. The first of these, Josephine Dillon, was arofessional drama teacher and she made it her mission to transform Gablento an accomplished stage actor, but it was the second, a wealthy Houstonidow, Ria Langham, who finally contrived to get him, first, to Broadway andhen to Hollywood - and the rest is history. Quickly taken on to the MGMayroll he was soon playing leading roles opposite some of the studio's majortars such as Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford and Garbo herself.;Crawford washe first, but by no means the last, of Gable's leading ladies to keep up her

Co mówią ludzie - Napisz recenzję

CLARK GABLE: A Biography

Recenzja użytkownika  - Kirkus

Veteran Hollywood biographer Harris, who wrote Gable and Lombard in 1974, now gives Clark Gable a thoroughly engaging bio all to himself.Born in 1901, the only child of an oil speculator in rural Ohio ... Przeczytaj pełną recenzję

Clark Gable: a biography

Recenzja użytkownika  - Not Available - Book Verdict

A recent trend in Hollywood biographies is to abandon the tabloid style in favor of a more scholarly approach. These two new biographies on Clark Gable follow this trend. Harris (Gable and Lombard ... Przeczytaj pełną recenzję

Inne wydania - Wyświetl wszystko

Informacje bibliograficzne