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The Hollywood Greats


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Profiles of five stars from the golden age of Holllywood. Written and presented by Barry Norman 1: Clark Gable with personal comments from
Princess Grace of Monaco, who starred with Gable in Mogambo Dore Schary , former Head of MGM Jean Garceau , Gable's private secretary for 21 years
Howard Hawks, producer/director Virginia Grey, actress and friend
Frank Capra , who directed Gable's Oscar-winning performance in It Happened One Night Adela Rogers St Johns, journalist and friend Robert Wagner , actor Al Menasco ,
Gable's best friend
Film editor BERT MEADOWS Production assistants


Presented By: Barry Norman
Presented By: Clark Gable
Unknown: Mogambo Dore Schary
Unknown: Jean Garceau
Unknown: Frank Capra
Unknown: Robert Wagner
Unknown: Al Menasco
Unknown: Judy Lindsay
Producer: Barry Brown

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