Category: 1930s

Clark Gable photographed by George Hurrell, 1931.

Clark Gable and Joan Crawford publicity photos for Possessed (1931)

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Anna May Wong photographed by Carl Van Vechten on April 20, 1932.

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Clark Gable and Carole Lombard publicity shots for No Man of Her Own (1932)

Four years after No Man of Her Own, they reunited at a Hollywood party and began a romance in early 1936. Gable was separated from his wife, Rhea Langham, but she did not want to grant him a divorce. Langham eventually agreed to a settlement worth half a million dollars.The divorce was finalized in March 1939. Gable and Lombard eloped in Kingman, Arizona, on March 29. They wanted start a family but Carole was unable to have children, she had two miscarriages. Carole died on

January 16, 1942

in a plane crash in Nevada en route to Los Angeles after selling war bonds in her home state of Indiana.

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Joan Crawford photographed

by George Hurrell in an Adrian designed gown for the film Dancing Lady (1933).

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Joan Crawford photographed by George Hurrell, 1932.

Joan Crawford, 1936 Ph. George Hurrell

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Joan Crawford and Franchot Tone photographed by George Hurrell for “Dancing Lady” (1933) 

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Georgette Harvey, Ethel Waters and Fredi Washington on set of the Broadway play “Mamba’s Daughters”

at the Empire Theatre, 1939.

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Marlene Dietrich at her Hollywood home, circa 1935.