Clark Gable quote

"I never did like the idea of sitting on newspapers. I did it once, and all the headlines came off on my white pants. On the level! It actually happened. Nobody bought a paper that day. They just followed me around over town and read the news on the seat of my pants."

Clark Gable

Born: February 1, 1901

Die: November 16, 1960

Occupation: Film actor

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