Second Floor - Veterans Room

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

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.

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Gable's Girls: "San Francisco"

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.

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Gable's Girls: "It Happened One Night"

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.

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Gable's Girls: "Red Dust"

The owner of a rubber plantation in Southeast Asia becomes involved with the wife of one of his employees. Starring Jean Harlow and Mary Astor. (1932, 83 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.

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Gable's Girls: "Dancing Lady"

An attractive burlesque dancer is rescued from jail by a millionaire playboy. Starring Joan Crawford. (1933, 92 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.

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Gable's Girls: "Wife vs. Secretary"

The wife of a publisher believes her husband's relationship with his attractive secretary is more than professional. Starring Myrna Loy and Jean Harlow. (1936, 88 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.

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Author Robert Mueller: "The Men of Omaha Beach"

Celebrate the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Former U.S. Army Signal Corpsman Robert Mueller, author of "Fields of War: Battle of Normandy," shares stories and photos of that historic day, June 6, 1944. American soldiers stormed Omaha Beach and overcame German defenses. The Allied assault to liberate France from German occupation started with the invasion of the Normandy coast.

Mueller's previous book, "Fields of War: Fifty Key Batlefields in France and Belgioum" has received four national book awards including a Bronze Medal from the Military Writers Society of America.

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Beach Blankets and Books

There’'s something for everyone in this big and lively storytime, full of favorites. Best for ages 2-6.

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