Clark Gable In Pictures: candid images of the actor's life

Spicer, Chrystopher (2012) Clark Gable In Pictures: candid images of the actor's life. McFarland & Company, Jefferson, North Carolina.

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Abstract

From the very beginning of Clark Gable's screen career, the life of the glamorous film star came under the scrutiny of the camera. While audiences are familiar with the public Gable as seen through the studio lens, the private Gable as seen in photos taken by members of the public, friends, and family is much less known.

This collection of candid photographs, many of them published here for the first time, has been compiled by biographer Chrystopher J. Spicer from his archives and from sources around the world. As with Spicer's acclaimed centenary biography Clark Gable (McFarland, 2002), this volume provides rare insight into the life of the man behind the star.

Item ID: 20021
Item Type: Book (Scholarly Work)
ISBN: 978-0-7864-4964-4
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2012 22:06
FoR Codes: 19 STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING > 1902 Film, Television and Digital Media > 190201 Cinema Studies @ 20%
20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2002 Cultural Studies > 200212 Screen and Media Culture @ 40%
21 HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 2103 Historical Studies > 210304 Biography @ 40%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9501 Arts and Leisure > 950105 The Performing Arts (incl. Theatre and Dance) @ 34%
95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9505 Understanding Past Societies > 950506 Understanding the Past of the Americas @ 33%
95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9502 Communication > 950205 Visual Communication @ 33%
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