film meme » seven actors [4/7]: Clark Gable
"This ‘King’ stuff is pure bullshit. I eat and sleep and go to the bathroom just like everybody else. There’s no special light that shines inside me and makes me a star. I’m just a lucky slob from Ohio. I happened to be in the right place at the right time, and I had a lot of smart guys helping me - that’s all."
Gable triggered a crisis for underwear manufacturers simply by removing his shirt in “It Happened One Night” (1934). When he revealed he wasn´t wearing anything underneath, undershirt sales plummeted.
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