Gable and Lombard


Gable and Lombard

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This made-for-TV movie offers a fictionalized account of one of Hollywood's great love-stories/scandals. It is a scandal because when they meet and fall in love, Gable is still married to another. When the public finds out, they are outraged, but despite the brouhaha, the two eventually marry and find happiness.


James Brolin
as Clark Gable
Jill Clayburgh
as Carole Lombard
Allen Garfield
as Louis B. Mayer
Red Buttons
as Ivan Cooper
Joanne Linville
as Ria Gable
Noah Keen
as A. Broderick
Alice Backes
as Hedda Hopper
Morgan Brittany
as Vivien Leigh
Robert Karnes
as Gable's Director
Ross Elliott
as Lombard's Director
Andy Albin
as Forest Ranger
John Lehne
as Attorney Kramer
Alan Dexter
as Sheriff Ellis
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Critic Reviews for Gable and Lombard

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Audience Reviews for Gable and Lombard

  • Oct 03, 2010
    Oh, I so wanted to like this movie about my favorite Hollywood couple. Brolin does a good impersonation of Gable, but lacks his charisma. Clayburgh was just so wrong for the role of Lombard, that I don't even know where to begin; so I won't. This was supposed to be a story about one of the greatest love affairs, and it fails to do it justice. The biggest disappointment lies in the storytelling itself. Something tells me that the Gable and Lombard story would be interesting enough without dramatizing it.
    nefnie l Super Reviewer
  • Apr 04, 2007
    a horrible affront to the memory of two great stars.
    jay n Super Reviewer

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