JEAN HARLOW WAS BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1911

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Jean Harlow was a film actress and sex symbol of the 1930s. Known as the
"Platinum Blonde" and the "Blonde Bombshell”, she was rated as one of the
greatest movie stars of all time by the American Film Institute. Harlow achieved
massive fame while under contract with MGM. She died in 1937 of kidney failure
at the age of 26.

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Jean Harlow with Clark Gable in The Secret Six, 1931 

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CLARK GABLE ~ BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1901

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William Clark Gable, a film actor who was nicknamed "The King of Hollywood"
in his heyday. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Gable seventh among
the greatest male stars of all time. Gable’s most famous role was Rhett Butler in 
in the 1939 Civil War epic film Gone with the Wind. His performance earned him
his third nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. He  won a Best Actor
Award in 1934 for It Happened One Night. His final screen appearance was in
The Misfits in 1961, with co-star Marilyn Monroe, also her last film.

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                          Clark Gable in Gone with the Wind

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                              Gable and Monroe in The Misfits

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THEIR FINAL FILM APPEARANCE

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Filming was completed on this date in 1960 for “Misfits,” a movie produced and directed by John Huston. It would be the final film appearance for both stars Clark Gable and  
Marilyn Monroe. The release date was February,1961.
 

 

 

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