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Gable, Clark 1901-1960

Overview
Works: 734 works in 1,815 publications in 9 languages and 43,404 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Historical fiction  War stories  Biography  Naval history  War films  Epic films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Other, Host, Speaker, Singer, Director, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Gone with the wind by Victor Fleming ( Visual )
188 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 7,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on the life and loves of the beautiful and selfish Scarlett O'Hara. The story begins on the O'Hara's Georgia plantation of Tara in antebellum days and moves through the Civil War and Reconstruction
It happened one night by Frank Capra ( Visual )
63 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rich young woman marries an idle playboy against her father's will. Her father holds her captive on his yacht but she escapes and, while on her way to New York, becomes entangled with an unemployed news reporter
Mutiny on the Bounty by Frank Lloyd ( Visual )
65 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1789, the English ship H.M.S. Bounty begins a two-year mission. The ship travels to Tahiti to obtain breadfruit plants that will provide cheap food for slaves in the West Indies, the Bounty's final destination. The captain is William Bligh, a vicious taskmaster who doesn't flinch at giving two dozen lashes to any malcontent on board, for the most minor of infractions. The first mate is Lt. Fletcher Christian, who despises Bligh but has somehow earned the captain's respect. Bligh makes life miserable for the crew, and after the Bounty leaves Tahiti for the West Indies, Bligh orders the ship's doctor, a dying man, to stand on deck despite his illness. The doctor dies, which begins a chain reaction of anger leading to Christian leading a mutiny against Bligh
Band of angels by Robert Penn Warren ( Book )
1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 1,935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amantha Starr, who was sent to Ohio at age nine to receive an education, does not return to her father's Kentucky plantation until she learns of his death. At his graveside she is shocked to learn that her mother had been a plantation slave, and now she, Amantha, is being sold by her father's creditors. This is her story for a search of freedom
The misfits by John Huston ( Visual )
64 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following her divorce, a lonely young woman befriends a couple of down-on-their-luck cowboys. Both men desire her, but she longs for only one, who represents for her the freedom she's never had. Teaming up with a weather- beaten rodeo rider, the foursome goes into the mountains on a quest for rare and elusive wild horses. There they come to realize that, for all their differences, they share fundamentally similar needs and desires
Run silent, run deep ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The realities of submarine warfare during World War II in the Pacific, is centered around two submarine officers who are destined to clash with each other from the first moment they meet
San Francisco by W. S Van Dyke ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco
Mogambo by John Ford ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A remake of "Red Dust" (1932), a romantic triangle set in Africa
Teacher's pet by George Seaton ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1957 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A school-of-hard-knocks newspaperman who despises journalism schools is forced by his boss to visit a night school journalism class. Smitten by the course's lovely professor, he enrolls masquerading as a novice and soon becomes her prize pupil, all the while trying to make her his own prize
Boom town by Jack Conway ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In search of black-gold fortunes, two men will dream, scheme and team up to become rich. Things between the friends get rough, as one man steals the love of a woman from the other
Forbidden Hollywood collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three on a match: Although Vivian Revere is seemingly the most successful of a trio of reunited schoolmates, she throws it away by descending into a life of debauchery and drugs
Dancing lady by Robert Z Leonard ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1933 and 2006 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An attractive dancer is rescued from jail by a rich man, who helps her to have her first big opportunity at a musical play on Broadway
China seas by Tay Garnett ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rugged Captain Alan Gaskell sails the perilous waters between Hong Kong and Singapore with a secret cargo: a fortune in British gold. That's not the only risky cargo he carries. Both his fiery mistress and his refined fiancée are aboard
Band of angels ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hamish Bond is a plantation owner who has a secret past of slave trading. Rau-ru is a freedom-yearning slave who has been raised as a son by Bond. Amantha Starr is a fiery belle who goes on the auction block when her part-African heritage is revealed - and is sold to Bond. She loathes Bond at first but is eventually won over
No man of her own ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1932 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A gambler on the run meets and marries a librarian after she wins a coin toss
Command decision ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
General Casey of the U.S. Army Air Forces in England must fight congressional representatives and his own chain of command to be allowed to complete an important mission
The painted desert ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1931 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A villain stirs up the hatreds of two old-time feudists so he can get his hands on their properties
Wife vs. secretary ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Of course Linda Stanhope trusts her husband Van. Their marriage is based on love and respect. Who cares if Van's secretary has the face of an angel and the body of a chorus girl? Who says a blonde bombshell can't type and take dictation? But people are whispering. And when Linda calls Van's hotel room late at night during his solo business trip to Havana, guess who answers
Red dust by Victor Fleming ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dennis Carson, overseer of a rubber plantation in Indochina, gives refuge to a prostitute on the run from Saigon authorities. Romance is sparked but becomes heated when an engineer's wife steps into the picture
It started in Naples by Melville Shavelson ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arriving in Italy to settle his late brother's estate and care for a nephew whom he has never seen, Michael Hamilton soon begins to enjoy the Italian sights, including the boy's beautiful and spirited aunt
 
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Alternative Names
Gable, Clark
Gable, William Clark.
Gable, William Clark, 1901-1960
Kai-po, Kʻo-la-kʻo, 1901-1960
Languages
English (594)
Spanish (41)
German (24)
French (12)
Multiple languages (10)
Chinese (2)
Japanese (2)
Swedish (1)
Italian (1)
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