American movie star; played Rhett Butler in the film “Gone With the Wind.”
Marvelous Signed Photograph, in the left margin in his customary green fountain pen ink, “To Tess from Clark Gable.” Gable, wearing a full length double-breasted tweendcoat, a white scarf and holding his hat, is shown with his wife, Texas socialite Maria “Ria” Franklin Printiss Lucas Langham, wearing a small crocheted hat, a long coat with a fur collar and fashionable heels. They are standing in front of train car having just arrived in New York for a short vacation after the completion of his work on the controversial film “Men in White” in 1933. The black and white photograph measures 8 inches wide by 10 inches high.
In the 1930s, Clark Gable was considered the top male star in Hollywood. “Men in White” was considered indecent at the time because of the suggested illicit romance and the suggested abortion. Myrna Loy starred in the film with Gable.
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