Jane russell carries that quilt around through most of the movie. An enormously popular star during his lifetime, gable was dubbed the king of hollywood. Find films and movies featuring clark gable on allmovie allmovie. According to linda lewis, the daughterinlaw of the late actress, loretta young was the victim of a date rape at the hands of clark gable in 1935 which led to young becoming pregnant with.
Good cast, with clark gable as the hero, robert ryan as his reluctant partnervictim and rival for the affections of jane russell. The tall men 1955 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The tall men approved 2h 2min western 12 december 1955 sweden two brothers discharged from the confederate army join a businessman for a cattle drive from texas to montana where they run into raiding jayhawkers, angry sioux, rough terrain and bad weather. Loretta young was date raped by clark gable and had his. The tall men is a 1955 american western film directed by raoul walsh and starring clark gable, jane russell and robert ryan. Were your film poster source for new releases and vintage movie posters. Soldier of fortune premieres soldier of fortune premieres soldier of fortune, starring clark gable and susan hayward, premiered on may 22, 1955 may 25, 2020. Clark gable, jane russell, robert ryan, susan hayward, loretta young, jack oakie.
Gable also had a secret daughter, judy lewis born on nov. See more ideas about clark gable, rhett butler and. With clark gable, jane russell, robert ryan, cameron mitchell. Clark gable and jane russell in the tall men 1955 jane russell in the tall men. To those close to him, he was much more complicated, ambitious, lustfulyet sometimes even brave or generous. She seems perfectly capable of toughing out a cold winter or winning an amorous wrestling contest with clark gable. The tall men has long been one of my favorite westerns. Spreckels and gable had one son, john clark gable, who was born after gables death. Either hero or villain, ryan manages to come up with excellent performances. Although married, the big screens new superstud had been bedding down joan. Will she make the right choice, and, more importantly, will the cattle make it to montana. How tall is clark gable movie actor from united states, was born february 1, 1901. Clark gable and robert ryan battle outlaws, indians, nature and each other in this sprawling western about a torturous cattle drive from texas. From hell to texas 1958 full length western movie duration.
The 20th century fox deluxe color film was produced by william a. Im 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 wasnt your star boyfriend before that movie, he certainly was afterward. Jo was 41, plain and matronly, but she took the 23 yearold aspiring young actor to hollywood, and in 1924 they married. Clark gable western movies to watch free westerns tv. He was the hottest actor in tinseltown and clark gable movies were making mgm a lot of money. Signature william clark gable february 1, 1901 november 16, 1960 was an american film actor, often referred to as the king of hollywood. While heading for texas they save nella from the indians, and she decides to ride with them. Movie info clark gable and jane russell star in this rugged widescreen western, exquisitely photographed by leo tover and directed by veteran action expert raoul a. Brothers ben clark gable and clint allison cameron mitchell, texans and confederate veterans, find. Here is an excerpt from lyn tornabenes wellresearched gable biography long live the king, describing gables first meeting in 1960 at age 59 with the cast of the misfitshere he stands. As the foremost leading man of golden age hollywood, gable is best remembered for his role as rhett butler in gone with the wind. Clark gable filmography actor yesteryear american superstar william clark gable also known as the king of hollywood or the king made his acting debut with stage and then in films gradually emerging as a leading man in films performing in over 60 motion pictures spanning over three decades.
As thrilling as it is to watch clark gable ride in and rescue jane russell from hostile indians in the tall men, he must have felt a bit silly while filming it. One nice thing about the tall men is that jane russell is no decoration. Death of clark gables grandson reveals painful legacy. Her suggestive tall man song doesnt get old, although we wonder why the menfolk arent sneaking peeks at her enameled bathtub through that drafty wagon. Clark gable died at hollywood presbyterian hospital wednesday at 11 p. I havent loved one of his movies since it happened one night and gone with the wind. At the time, clark, then 31, was married to houston socialite maria langham. The legendary raoul walsh directs clark gable, jane russell, robert ryan and cameron mitchell in a film that should have amounted to more than expectations might have anticipated. Jane russel, robert ryan, and cameron mitchell rounds out this texas cow drive movie, and, of course, with jane, theres bound to be disagreement and suspense given the men in her lives. Clark gable had a huge list of female costars during all the years he made films. Upcoming events in clark gable history may 22, 2020.
Lombard, just 24, was in an unhappy marriage of her own, with actor william powell of the thin man. The actors death followed by only 11 days the deaths of actor ward bond and pioneer movie maker mack sennett, 81. A lady named franz dorfler was responsible for getting clark gable his first acting job, but he soon ditched her for acting teacher josephine dillon. Myrna loy and jean harlow with clark gable in wife vs. Clark gable and carole lombard met while acting opposite each other in 1932s no man of her own. Clark gable collection call of the wild soldier of fortune the tall men. Two brothers, ben and clint, join a cattle drive from texas to montana. Find movie posters and motion picture art in several sizes and styles from movie poster shop. Clark gable, in full william clark gable, born february 1, 1901, cadiz, ohio, u. While heading for texas they save nella from the indians, and she decides to ride with. Clark gable was didnt become a fivetimesmarried king of hollywood without stepping on a few peasants.
My mother is looking for a pattern or information to where we can found that pattern. Biography 1 episode 1987 great romances of the 20th century 1 episode 2001. Clark james gable, the grandson of the 1930s hollywood star clark gable and former host of the syndicated reality series cheaters, has. At the time, russell was already the queen of the western parody, having demonstrated selfsufficiency in both musical take. It has just about everything a western should have. Clark gable and jane russell star in this rugged widescreen western, exquisitely photographed by leo tover and directed by veteran action expert raoul a.
The son of an ohio oil driller and farmer, american actor clark gable had a relatively sedate youth until, at age 16, he was talked into traveling to akron with a friend to work at a tire factory. Jane russell didnt need clark gables help in the tall men. Tall, dark, and handsome, 1996, directed by susan f walker, with carroll baker, frank taylor, judy lewis, at turner classic movies. Inside the passionate, tragic marriage of clark gable and. Photo by jayexpressgetty images american film star clark gable 19011960 reading the novel gone with the wind by. Some say gable had a fixation for older women and point to his first two marriages as proof. The ultimate movie star, clark gable was the fantasy of countless millions of women all over the world. Clark gable, jane russell, robert ryan, raoul walsh, cameron mitchell. After his oscarwinning performance in 1934s it happened one night, where he had some racy scenes with actress claudette colbert, clark gable was soon being called the king of hollywood. Everything we know about last man standing season 9. Besides, gable never turns in a bad performance, and certainly thats the case for this movie. Theres a good deal of talent involved with the 1955 western the tall men, which has been released as a regionfree bluray by twilight time. Two brothers discharged from the confederate army join a businessman for a cattle drive from texas to montana where they run into raiding jayhawkers, angry sioux, rough terrain and bad weather. Find films and movies featuring clark gable on allmovie.862 176 15 1481 460 1267 412 1288 1551 858 451 771 631 1369 1176 899 515 1648 1304 799 11 622 754 807 674 1240 692 381 1137 531 1110 345 794