Gable and Lombard


2h 11m 1976

Brief Synopsis

When leading man Clark Gable and comedienne Carole Lombard meet at a party, they take an instant dislike to each other and she punches him in the jaw. But fate continues to bring the couple together and eventually they fall in love. However, their romance is marred by the fact that Gable is married

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Biography
Romance
Release Date
1976

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 11m
Sound
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Color
Color (Technicolor)
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
2.35 : 1

Synopsis

When leading man Clark Gable and comedienne Carole Lombard meet at a party, they take an instant dislike to each other and she punches him in the jaw. But fate continues to bring the couple together and eventually they fall in love. However, their romance is marred by the fact that Gable is married and Louis B. Mayer thinks that the career of his biggest star will be damaged by news of their affair. Gable's wife finally does grant him a divorce and he and Lombard are married, but the happy ending to their story is dashed when she is killed in a plane crash while on a defense bond promotional tour during World War II.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Biography
Romance
Release Date
1976

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 11m
Sound
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Color
Color (Technicolor)
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
2.35 : 1

Quotes

Trivia

The part of Gable was offered to 'Burt Reynolds' but he turned it down several times

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1976

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1976