from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Gable, (William) Clark 1901-1960. American actor who received an Academy Award for his performance in It Happened One Night (1934).


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  • At the north end of the island, around a promontory called Gable Point, there were five small islands called The Keys.

    Poison Island

  • Our course gave them a fairly wide berth; and at first I took them for a continuous line of sandbanks running in a rough semicircle around the low spit which the chart called Gable Point; but as we drew level they broke up into islets, with blue channels between, and at sight of us thousands of sea-birds rose in cloud upon cloud, with

    Poison Island

  • For further details and an entry form, call Gable Events on 01780 470718 or visit www. / peterborough.


  • It's funny that Clooney is often compared to old-time stars such as Gable or Cary Grant.


  • Working with you is like going to the Clark Gable School of Law.

    The View From Jeremy's Butt

  • Clark Gable is a land speculator in an old western, and he negotiates late into the night.

    The View From Jeremy's Butt

  • With additional pieces from the late Christopher Gable, Christopher Marney and others, the material is chosen from a range of styles from contemporary to jazz, and provides a chance to see the next generation of big dance names in challenging work.

    This week's new dance

  • During his tribute, the easygoing actor, who often is compared to screen legends Cary Grant, Jimmy Stewart and Clark Gable, tried to deflect the attention away from himself onto his costars.

    Michael Bialas: Denver Film Festival Preview, Part 1: Turn on the Leading Manpower

  • ADAM: Executive producer Ashley Gable, who wrote the first hour of the finale, shares your excitement.

    Mega Buzz: A Five-0 Death, Bad Botox on Modern Family and a Smallville Quest

  • "There will be no scary masks in this episode," Gable teases.

    Mega Buzz: A Five-0 Death, Bad Botox on Modern Family and a Smallville Quest


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