Thursday, 16 November 2017


  - Manoj Kulkarni

Today is Death Anniversary of famous American Actor Clark Gable!

William Clark Gable..started his acting career on stage and then in silent films.

In sound film he first played villain in 'The Painted Desert' (1931)..and his appearance with powerful voice got acclaimed!

Inspiring classic romantic film 'It Happened One Night' (1934).
MGM's movie 'Red Dust' (1932) made him lovemaking hero! And with Frank Capra's evergreen hit 'It Happened One Night' (1934) he became star! With Best Picture..he also got Best Actor 'Oscar' award for it! 
This film gave inspiration to our romantic Indian films 'Chori Chori' (1956) & 'Dil Hai Ke Manata Nahin' (1991) made on it!

Then he became famous as Rhett Butler in the legendary historical romantic film 'Gone With The Wind' (1939)..which won 'Oscar'!
Vivien Leigh & Clark Gable in 'Gone With The Wind' (1939).

Then his notable films were 'Boom Town' (1940), 'Homecoming' (1948) and last 'The Misfits' (1961).

Homage to great Gable!!

- Manoj Kulkarni
[Pune, India]

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