Gable's Girls: "The Call of the Wild"

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm

During the Alaskan Gold Rush, Gable's luck changes when he buys a sled dog that's part wolf and rescues a woman whose husband is missing. Starring Loretta Young. (1935, 89 minutes)

Clark Gable's masculine presence enlivened 67 movies. To millions, he was Rhett Butler, the handsome, cynical, irresistible rogue. See and discuss movie classics from Hollywood's Golden Age, the 1930s, with film historian Doug Deuchler, Thursdays June 19 - July 24.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room

Gable's Girls: "San Francisco"

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

A roguish gambling hall proprietor falls for a demure young singer during the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Starring Jeanette MacDonald. (1936, 115 minutes)

Clark Gable's masculine presence enlivened 67 movies. To millions, he was Rhett Butler, the handsome, cynical, irresistible rogue. See and discuss movie classics from Hollywood's Golden Age, the 1930s, with film historian Doug Deuchler, Thursdays June 19 - July 24.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room

Gable's Girls: "It Happened One Night"

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Celebrate the 80th anniversary of the film, in which a spoiled, runaway heiress who is helped by a reporter looking for a story. The picture won five Oscars, including one for both Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert. (1934, 105 minutes)

Clark Gable's masculine presence enlivened 67 movies. To millions, he was Rhett Butler, the handsome, cynical, irresistible rogue. See and discuss movie classics from Hollywood's Golden Age, the 1930s, with film historian Doug Deuchler, Thursdays June 19 - July 24.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room

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