Carole Lombard (born Jane Alice Peters; October 6, 1908 - January 16, 1942) was an American actress, particularly noted for her energetic, often off-beat roles in screwball comedies.In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Lombard 23rd on its list of the greatest female stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema.. Lombard was born into a wealthy family in Fort Wayne, Indiana, but was raised in Los. Did Carole Lombard have a baby? Carole Lombard and Clark Gable are so enthused over the arrival of a six-pound baby son for the Walter Langs (Mrs. The actress was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital by her film star husband, Clark Gable. She had been ill two days There was the theory—by people who didn't know him, and by some who did—that he had never gotten over his love for his late wife, Carole Lombard. There was hardly a person in Hollywood who didn't have some story, some anecdote, some memory to relate about Clark and Carole. Their love, their marriage and their tragedy had become a real. By Susan Donaldson James December 1, 2011. Clark Gable and Judy Lewis. Judy Lewis didn't find out she was the secret daughter of two Hollywood stars until she was 31 years old. Lewis only. Clark Gable and Carole Lombard met while acting opposite each other in 1932's No Man of Her Own. Women share why they made the decision to have a baby on their own. 10h ago
Finally she did fall pregnant right when she was due to travel with Clark to Atlanta for the premiere of Gone With The Wind, but sadly Lombard had a miscarriage when she went horseback riding Gary Cooper (terrible Facelift in the late 50's). Kirk Douglas (Nose). Dean Martin (Nose). Lou Costello paid for it! Robert Taylor (Facelift). Carmen Miranda (Nose). Clark Gable (Hairline electrolysis, Ears, & of course dental work). Rita Hayworth.. Carole Lombard. Gable first met Carole Lombard in 1925 when they were both working as extras on the set of 'Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ'. They later starred together in 'No Man of Her Own' in 1932, but did not become romantically attached until 1936 Harlow did want to marry William Powell. She fell for him in 1935 on the set of Reckless and wanted to get married, have a family, and give up acting. But Powell was not reckless. He had just been divorced from Carole Lombard and thought the public might not like him to marry so soon. He also made it clear that he never wanted children Another problem was that Carole wanted to have a baby, but miscarried early in their marriage. Despite their problems the two were crazy about each other. Carole even started working less so she could spend more time with Clark
Jump to 1939. Gable divorces wife #2, marries comedienne/American sweetheart Carole Lombard, and became Rhett Butler. I'm not going to talk about Gone With the Wind much, other than to say that it was and remains the most successful movie of all time, and if Clark Gable wasn't your star boyfriend before that movie, he certainly was afterward When Carole Lombard perished in a horrific plane crash, Clark Gable was devastated—but few know that he may have played a dark role in her passing. At the time, Gable was filming a series of movies with starlet Lana Turner, and soon, the gossip columnists began to spread rumors that the two were having an affair. Fearing the worst, Lombard.
Gable, whose third marriage to Carole Lombard had ended in her tragic death in a plane crash, remarried in 1949, this time to Sylvia Ashley. The same year, Young and Gable were cast as romantic leads in Keys to the City. MGM had been struggling for a hit in the postwar decline of the studio system, and a member of its old stable of stars seemed. Carole Lombard was the love of his life and he tried to move on in various relationships ,but he never could get over Carole. Carole Lombard was one of a kind and everyone loved her. They said she was a head of her time because she was a very liberated lady
Mar 29, 2017. Getty Images. Clark Gable and Carole Lombard met while acting opposite each other in 1932's No Man of Her Own. At the time, Clark, then 31, was married to Houston socialite Maria Langham. Lombard, just 24, was in an unhappy marriage of her own, with actor William Powell of The Thin Man fame Then he met Carole Lombard, the Hollywood screwball comedy actress, who was, according everyone who ever knew Gable, unequivocally, the greatest love of his life. Gable and Lombard actually did a film called No Man of Her Own in 1932 and no fireworks or sparks went off. They finished the film and went they own separate ways, Gable having many. Though opinions on her acting talent have remained mixed, Crawford did pull off an Oscar and when Gable's wife Carole Lombard was killed in a She used illegal baby brokers to adopt her. Lombard and Gable. Saved by Cynthia Yob. 50. Old Hollywood Glamour Golden Age Of Hollywood Vintage Hollywood Classic Hollywood Classic Actresses Classic Movies Carole Lombard Classic Movie Stars Clark Gable
Despite the presence of Carole Lombard and James Stewart the film flopped. It starts off as a light romantic comedy with the stars frothy and immature as two giggly newly-weds beset by a monstrous mother. They soon have a baby although there's not the slightest hint that they could have produced one Clark Gable and Carole Lombard play with horses at the Encino ranch in 1939. The Love of His Life That first night on the dance floor actually ended in the pair's first of many fights Carole Lombard attended with her new husband Clark Gable, Laurence Olivier accompanied his married lover Vivien Leigh. Co-stars Leslie Howard, Olivia de Havilland and many of the biggest names in. Since Thursday, October 6, Vincent over at Carole and Co blog has been hosting a blogathon celebrating the 103 birthday of the lovely and fascinating Carole Lombard. I adore Carole Lombard and have been wanting to participate in the blogathon but I've had a hard time picking the right topic to discuss
Actress Loretta Young is seen with actor Clark Gable while starring in Call of the Wild in 1935. Young's daughter-in-law now says the late actress believed Gable date raped her, leading to her. Made for Each Other may not have been happily received by audiences in 1939, but it's one of those films that has aged nicely. Directed By John Cromwell and produced by David O Selznick, this dramedy stars Carole Lombard and James Stewart. Upon initial release, audiences were probably shocked to find their favorite comedic actress Carole Lombard in a serious melodrama Lombard's career was cut short when she died January 16, 1942, in a plane crash on Mount Potosi, Nevada, while returning from a War Bond tour. January 16th marks the 75th anniversary of the night Hollywood actress Carole Lombard lost her life in a mysterious, tragic plane crash southwest of Las Vegas, Nevada, claiming all 22 souls aboard Snapped in 1935 at a party Carole Lombard gave at a seaside amusement park, the picture has evolved over the years into a kind of lesbian talisman. Leonard Gershe says, Claudette said some.
Blithe, light, brilliant, smart, carefree, and famously foul-mouthed Carole Lombard, had a stunning career that was cut short by an airplane crash while she was returning home to Hollywood from a War Bond tour. Lombard had raised over $2 million ($35 million adjusted for inflation) in war bonds in a single evening Carole Lombard wasn't a suits type. A clothes horse but not a mannequin, she was a study in paradox. She looked best in (first Travis Banton's then) Irene's slithery boudoirish satin gowns and negligees . . . and shorts, the swan undermined and complemented by the jock, the cutup making mincemeat of the dreamgirl, the siren embracing clunky character names like Hazel Flagg and Ann. Howard Winchester Hawks did, in fact, direct The Twentieth Century -a 1934 movie starring his second cousin and Fort Wayne native Carole Lombard. Bringing Up Baby, To Have and Have Not and Rio. However, she had a dream about Carole Lombard, a deceased actress who was also her friend. Boredom Therapy says that in the dream, Carole told Lucille to take the job and it was this that.
William Clark Gable was born on February 1, 1901, in Cadiz, Ohio, to William Henry Will Gable (1870-1948), an oil-well driller, and his wife Adeline (née Hershelman). His father was a Protestant and his mother a Catholic. Gable was named William after his father, but he was almost always called Clark, and referred to as the kid by his father Carole Lombard, Gable's third wife and the love of his life, died in a plane crash. He was devastated. Disconsolate, he enlisted in the Army Air Force at age 41. He served as a tail-gunner on. Oct 29, 2016 - FILM STILLS OF 1935, HENRY FONDA, CAROLE LOMBARD, PARTY, RANDOLPH SCOTT IN 1935
Carole Lombard & Cary Grant: In Name Only 1939. February 22, 2017 12:59 pm. May 20, 2020. In Name Only is one of the few serious drama's that Carole Lombard made during her career and is based on the 1935 novel by Bessie Breuer, Memory of Love. The cast includes Carole Lombard as Julie Eden, Cary Grant as Alec Walker, Kay Francis as Maida. Look at Carole Lombard, for instance. It's a pleasure. That's the point, you mutter darkly. There's a girl who has everything. So what happens? So for good measure she cops Screen Hero No.1 as a husband. There ain't no justice. That's where you're wrong, girls. Carole didn't marry Rhett Butler. With her eyes wide open, she married. May 18, 2012 - NR, 94 min. Director: Gregory La Cava Writers: Morrie Ryskind, Eric Hatch (also novel) Starring: William Powell, Carole Lombard, Alice..
Judy Garland (born Frances Ethel Gumm; June 10, 1922 - June 22, 1969) was an American actress, singer, vaudevillian, and dancer and, unknowingly to many, was the subject of Aersomith's freaking amazing song Janie's Got a Gun.With a career spanning 45 years, she attained international stardom as an actress in both musical and dramatic roles, as a recording artist, and on the concert stage Did you like last year's release of Abbott and Costello's Africa Screams (1949)? If so, you're going to love a new project that's in the works: The Abbott and Costello Show - Season 1 . He was 16 years older. It was her first marriage, his second. They remained very good friends until Carole Lombard's death in a tragic 1942 plane crash. She was married to Clark Gable at that time. Powell was on the list of friends invited to attend her funeral
Under the name of Carole Lombard Gable, the actress was interred at Forrest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, Calif. Despite two subsequent marriages, Gable decided to be laid to rest beside Lombard. The more skeptical of the two was Robert Matzen, who wrote about Gable and his doomed third marriage in his book Carole Lombard and the Mystery of Flight 3.'
Carole Lombard, the highest-paid star in Hollywood in the late 1930s, had a little dachshund named Commissioner that ignored her husband Clark Gable during their marriage. Nevertheless, after her death in a tragic airplane crash in 1942 following her participation in a war bond rally in which she raised a record-breaking 2 million dollars for. Take Clark Gable and Carole Lombard (above), for instance. Several months after their marriage in 1939, the actors settled into a 20-acre ranch in Encino, Calif., where they enjoyed life among the citrus trees and wide open fields Loretta Young Revealed Gable Love Child. Nov. 20, 2000 -- Before she died in August of ovarian cancer, Oscar-winning actress Loretta Young admitted to having an affair with co-star Clark Gable. Directed by: John Cromwell With: Carole Lombard, James Stewart, Charles Coburn, Lucile Watson Introduction. Made for Each Other was one of the films Carole Lombard did for Selznick International Pictures, and one of her few dramas.After the box office failure of her last screwball comedy Fools for Scandals (1938), she desired to do more serious pictures hoping to win an Academy Award
Q: Many years ago, I saw a movie starring Carole Lombard. During one sequence, she danced to the song Bolero. It was an incredibly provocative scene, especially for the era, maybe the 1930s or. 16. Carole Lombard. Popular/Famous Films: My Man Godfrey, To Be or Not to Be, Nothing Sacred, Twentieth Century Personally, I resent being tagged 'glamour girl'. It's such an absurd, extravagant label. It implies so much that I'm not. Carole Lombard
To his surprise and delight, he and Carole Lombard would always get along. I was going to make a snarky comment about glamorous portraits of murderers in the newspaper in the 1930s, but, yeah, that probably did really happen Carole Lombard never looked so good. Although known for her comedic timing, she was also quite a beautiful woman. I only know Jack Benny from his television work, but he is hilarious here. He cancelled his radio program on the day he heard of Lombard's death. Robert Stack is fine as the love struck pilot Carole Lombard I'm also working on a book about Carole Lombard which I am hoping to see published as a glossy hardback, sometime in the future. I've done all of the research and written around 20,000 words, so I'm certainly getting there, but I've had to put that project on hold for a little while because of the book I'm writing about. The exception is Carole Lombard. Her big break in Twentieth Century was hardly two weeks away from this film's release and you can already see much of her comedic persona formed. Though not as elastic as she is in Twentieth, Lombard manages to wring a great deal of humor and emotion out of her rotten-to-the-core character
with Elmer, Elmer's second guess was Carole Lombard. (Carole Lombard was a blond, comic actress of the 1930s and 1940s who died in a plane crash in 1942). In the re-release of this short, Carole Lombard was replaced with Barbara Stanwyck (who was still alive at the time of the rerelease) Carole Lombard's lone Oscar nomination was for My Man Godfrey. One could imagine a slew more had she lived. The best female actors to emerge from silent to sound films and then have vibrant, if topsy-turvy, careers (Dietrich, Swanson, Garbo, to name three) all had one thing in common: originality — something unique and singular about them.
The name Carol is primarily a gender-neutral name of English origin that means Free Person Or Song. Click through to find out more information about the name Carol on BabyNames.com Carole is good for parents who want a name that is attractive and elegant. A name fit for a child full of allure and distinction, a little experimenter. A luminous name that will be appealing to parents. Carole falls into the musical name category. Some famous bearers of this name include: Carole Lombard
Carole Lombard is one of the two daughters, and because she's so ditzy and disconnected from the real world, you'd think her character would be one you'd hate; however, she's so lovable in her. On June 15, 1945, Garland and Minnelli married and embarked on a new chapter of wedded bliss. The very next year—good news abounded: Garland found out she was pregnant, and to her delight, her studio allowed her to keep the baby. The couple welcomed baby Liza, who would one day follow in her mother's footsteps as a talented performer. Before Cary Grant was born into creation, however, Archibald Leach was just a normal young man from Bristol, England with a modest background. It may come as a surprise for those most familiar with late-period Grant, who donned a suit like no one else in North by Northwest and Charade, to learn that he first earned his break as a performer in a.
DearMrGable.com. May 7 at 5:11 AM ·. From a fan magazine, March 1940: Clark Gable proved that if he ever gets tired of romantic leads he can sign up as a hard-riding western star. Assigned to sit out a scene on a spirited black horse, Gable found the animal feeling too good to stand still My Man Godfrey - source: Universal Pictures. My Man Godfrey (1936) follows a rich, eccentric family, including a scatter-brained daughter, Irene (Carole Lombard), who falls for Godfrey (William Powell), a down-and-out man found at a hobo colony.He is used for a scavenger hunt, but eventually ends up hired as a butler. This film is pure screwball goodness, with commentary on social classes in. Sheila writes: Life Itself has been getting wonderful reviews all over the country, and in case you missed it, Chaz Ebert appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on July 18th, to discuss the film and Roger.July 18th also marked Chaz and Roger's 22nd anniversary and so the moment was especially poignant. It was a great interview, funny and emotional, and you can see the clip here They have one room dedicated to Carole Lombard and her plane crast, Gables boyhood bedroom & cradle. Lotsa pictures & some clothes & costumes. Great pix of Gable's cars from the enormous Cord to the baby blue 1954 Cadillac out back in the garage