Clark Gable was the archetypal male star of Hollywood's heyday - he gambled, he drank and he womanised on an heroic scale. No wonder that when Spencer Tracy, only half in jest, starting calling him 'The King' the tag caught on. Born in 1901, the son of an unsuccessful Ohio oil prospector, Gable was a country boy who got bitten by the acting bug at the age of seventeen. But he might never have got further than playing bit-parts in small-time touring companies had it not been for the help provided by two older women, who also ...

Clark Gable: A Biography 2005, Three Rivers Press (CA), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780307237149

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Clark Gable: A Biography 2003, Aurum Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781854109040

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Clark Gable: A Biography 2002, Harmony

ISBN-13: 9780609604953