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1. Gable's Troubles Turn To Gold
"It Happened One Night" (1934) was supposed to put Clark Gable in his place. It gave him a gold statuette instead.

2. Longest Speech In Oscar History
Greer Garson holds the place for the longest speech in Oscar history. It was reportedly three hours long. Or was it?

3. Bette Davis vs Joan Crawford
Both were strong women with illustrious careers. What made them hate eachother so?

4. Charles Laughton Directed A Masterpiece
After the critical and box office failure of "The Night of the Hunter," Charles Laughton swore never to direct again. It was his one and only directorial masterpiece.

5. Joan Crawford And Her List of Rivals
When Joan Crawford did not like you, she would let you know it. As she had done with Bette Davis, Norma Shearer and Loretta Young.

6. Fred Astaire and His Dancing Partners
Joan Crawford, Rita Hayworth, Gene Kelly. Ginger Rogers wasn´t the only person Fred Astaire danced with.

7. Bette Davis' Dispute With Warner Bros.
In 1937, Davis took Warner Bros. to court to demand better roles to benefit her career.

8. The Story of Gwili Andre
Actress Gwili Andre held beauty and promise in Hollywood, but that was where her story ended.

9. An Analysis of Kitty Foyle
An analysis of the Ginger Rogers' film "Kitty Foyle (1940).

10. Gable's Influence on Marilyn Monroe
From childhood Marilyn Monroe admired the King of Hollywood, Clark Gable. Who could have known they were cast in their last film together?



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