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Clark Gable

Actor (1-Feb-1901 — 16-Nov-1960)


David Bret. Clark Gable: Tormented Star. Da Capo Press. 2007. 320pp.

George Carpozi, Jr.. Clark Gable: The Fabulous Life Story of the King of All Movie Stars. New York: Pyramid Books. 1961. 160pp.

Gabe Essoe. The Films of Clark Gable. Citadel Press. 1970. 255pp.

Kathleen Gable. Clark Gable: A Personal Portrait. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. 1961. 153pp. By the actor's widow.

Jean Garceau; with Inez Cocke. Dear Mr. G.: The Biography of Clark Gable. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company. 1961.

Warren G. Harris. Clark Gable: A Biography. Aurum Press. 2003. 416pp.

Warren G. Harris. Gable and Lombard. New York: Simon and Schuster. 1974. 189pp.

René Jordan. Clark Gable. Pyramid Publications. 1973. 159pp.

John Kobal (editor). Clark Gable: Photographs from the Kobal Collection. Boston, MA: Little, Brown & Co.. 1986. 144pp.

Joe Morella; Edward Z. Epstein. Gable & Lombard & Powell & Harlow. New York: Dell. 1975. 272pp.

Charles Samuels. The King: A Biography of Clark Gable. New York: Coward McCann. 1962.

Jack Scagnetti. The Life and Loves of Clark Gable. Middle Village, NY: Jonathan David Publishers. 1976. 160pp.

Chrystopher J. Spicer. Clark Gable: Biography, Filmography, Bibliography. McFarland & Company. 2002. 326pp.

Lyn Tornabene. Long Live the King: A Biography of Clark Gable. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1976. 427pp.

Ellen Jane Wayne. Clark Gable: Portrait of a Misfit. London: Robson Books. 1993. 320pp.

Jane Ellen Wayne. Gable's Women. New York: Prentice-Hall. 1987. 304pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.520)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.241)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.558)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.378)

  11. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.221)

  12. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.177)

  13. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.122)

  14. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.209)

  15. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.163)

  16. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (pp.320-22)

  17. Obituaries from the Times 1951-1960 (p.269)

  18. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.259)

  19. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.192)

  20. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, p.187)

  21. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.287)

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