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Hollywood’s First Motion Picture Unit

In 1940, the US Army contacted Jack Warner of Warner Bros studio requesting that the studio produce propaganda films to educate the public on certain parts of the military. Warner turned over the responsibility...

Hollywood’s Legendary Profane Angel

On October 6, 1908 film star Jane Peters was born. At age of five years old, Jane Peters’ parents separated; children and mother moved to California. At age twelve years old, Jane Peters appeared...

Run Silent Run Deep

As a modern Captain Ahab, Clark Gable stars as “Commander ‘Rich’ Richardson”, who is hellbent on finding an infamous Japanese destroyer named the “Akikaze”, which serves as the Captain’s “Moby Dick” of the story....

Gable’s Troubles Turn To Gold

Who could imagine a studio wanting to ruin Clark Gable? Or at least want to teach him a lesson? MGM Studios tycoon Louis B. Mayer wanted to. “It Happened One Night” (1934) was supposed...