Carole Lombard

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Carole Lombard was born as Jane Alice Peters on October 6, 1908 and died on January 16, 1942.She was an American actress.She is particularly noted for her roles in the screwball comedies of the 1930s. She is listed as one of the American Film Institute's greatest stars of all time and was the highest-paid star in Hollywood in the late 1930s, earning around US$500,000 per year (more than five times the salary of the US President).




Carl Gable proposed to Lombard at the Brown Derby and on March 29, 1939 during a break in production on Gone with the Wind, Gable and Lombard drove out to Kingman, Arizona and were married in a ceremony with only Gable's press agent, Otto Winkler, in attendance. They bought a ranch in Encino, California[18] previously owned by director Raoul Walsh.The couple really love each other and they did not separate until Lombard's death on 16 January 1942.

Carole Lombard's passion and love in acting is really unmeasurable.She started as an extra in a movie and later worked in a several low-budget productions.In spite of the difficulties she encountered,her courage to pursue acting boosted. She make it as challenge and on 1936, proved to be a big year for Lombard with her casting in the screwball comedy "My Man Godfrey" Her performance earned Lombard an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.She put her best in her last film "Nothing Sacred" in 1937 that made her to be the highest paid star in her time and is about more than 5 times the salary of the US President.


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  • My Man Godfrey

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  • Carole Lombard - When I'm With You

Keywords : Love, Admiration, Longing


I live by a man's code, designed to fit
a man's world, yet at the same time I
never forget that a woman's first job
is to choose the right shade of lipstick.

- Carole Lombard

Blogs and Articles

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  • My Man Godfrey

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Synopsis: A scatterbrained socialite hires a vagrant as a family butler...but there is more to Godfrey than meets the eye. Starring: William Powell, Carole Lombard Supporting actors: Alice Brady, Gail Patrick, Eugene Pallette, Alan Mowbray, Jean Dixon, Mischa Auer, Robert Light, Pat Flaherty, Ernie Adams, Jack Chefe, Elaine Cochrane, Phyllis Crane, Eddie Fetherston, Gracie Fields, James Flavin, Bess Flowers, Edward Gargan, David Horsley, Selmer Jackson, Reginald Mason Directed by: Gregory La Cava Genre: Romance, Comedy Runtime: 1 hour 35 minutes Captions and Subtitles: English Details Release year: 1936 Studio: Reel Enterprises ASIN: B0012KPPP2 Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #127,207 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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