Gable, Clark 1901-1960
Most widely held works about Clark Gable
Most widely held works by Clark Gable
Gone with the wind ( Visual )
94 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 3,071 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 ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,313 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.
Band of angels by Robert Penn Warren ( Book )
2 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 1,978 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.
Gone with the wind ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,699 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of Scarlett O'Hara, a Southern belle who enjoys her socialite lifestyle and the attention of many eligible single rich men. This idyllic lifestyle is shattered by the onset of the U.S. Civil War that eventually reduces her home to near ruins. Robbed of the luxuries she loved, she vows to grow strong so she will never be poor again. She begins to ruthlessly climb to the top of the new social order. Scarlett also has a complex, love-hate relationship with Rhett Butler, a man of questionable morals.
Mutiny on the Bounty ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in English and held by 1,692 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.
The misfits ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 812 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 )
16 editions published between 1958 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 761 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 ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and German and held by 647 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.
The misfits by John Huston ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 584 libraries worldwide
Following her divorce, a lonely young woman (Monroe) befriends a couple of down-on-their-luck cowboys (Gable, Wallach). Both men desire her, but she longs for Gable, who represents for her the freedom she's never had.
Mogambo ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1953 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 538 libraries worldwide
Victor Marswell runs a big game trapping company in Kenya. Eloise Kelly is ditched there, and an immediate attraction happens between them. Then Mr. and Mrs. Nordley show up for their gorilla documenting safari. Mrs. Nordley is not infatuated with her husband any more, and takes a liking to Marswell.
Teacher's pet ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1958 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 476 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 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in English and held by 440 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. Vol. 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
Five classic films that offer a rare glimpse at a lost era of provocative filmmaking.
Dancing lady ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1933 and 2006 in English and held by 350 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 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 339 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 )
5 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in English and German and held by 325 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.
It happened one night ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
When her father threatens to annul her marriage to a fortune-hunting playboy, spoiled heiress Ellie Andrews hops a cross-country bus to New York, where she plans to live happily ever after with her handsome new hubby. Romantic complications soon arise, however, when she's befriended by fellow passenger Peter Warne, a brash and breezy reporter who offers his help in exchange for her exclusive story.
Command decision ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in English and held by 268 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.
No man of her own ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1932 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 263 libraries worldwide
A gambler on the run meets and marries a librarian after she wins a coin toss.
The painted desert ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1931 and 2009 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
A villain stirs up the hatreds of two old-time feudists so he can get his hands on their properties.
Actors Actresses American Civil War (1861-1865) Biography Bligh, William,--1754-1817 Bounty (Ship) Bounty Mutiny (1789) California--Los Angeles--Hollywood Christian, Fletcher,--1764-1793 Comedy films Comedy films Drama Families Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired French Polynesia--Tahiti (Island) Gable, Clark,--1901-1960 Georgia Great Britain Historical fiction Historic ships History Kentucky Lombard, Carole,--1908-1942 Louisiana--New Orleans Man-woman relationships Motion picture actors and actresses Mutiny O'Hara, Scarlett (Fictitious character) Peters, Toby (Fictitious character) Plantation life Private investigators Racially mixed people Reconstruction (United States : 1865-1877) Road films Romance films Ship captains Triangles (Interpersonal relations) United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films War stories Widows Women Women slaves World War (1939-1945)
Gable, William Clark.
Gable, William Clark, 1901-1960
Kai-po, Kʻo-la-kʻo, 1901-1960
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