Clark Gable

George Hurrell
Clark Gable
Gelatin silver print, 1932, printed 1979-1980
Portfolio I, edition 47 of 250
16 1/8 x 20 inches
Gift of Susan Rathbone
1980.120.006
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Clark Gable signed with MGM in early December 1930. Hurrell shot a series of photographs of the aspiring star when he was still being groomed by the studio. Hurrell recalled Gable as “the most charming man I have ever known. He had good features and you could photograph him from any angle. No matter what you tried to capture on him, his face would register it.”