This is an Original Lithograph Print type poster measuring 20? x 26? from APPLE ART PRINTS, 1976 featuring the iconic image of the M.G.M. Star, from GONE WITH THE WIND,
This litho, printed on artist paper features great images of GABLE from his days at MGM Metro-Goldwyn Mayer. It was illustrated by Artist, Glen Banse and is dated 1976 in good condition, some edgewear from age. Great for fans of pencil sketches or RHETT BUTLER!
Shop with confidence! This is part of our in-store inventory from our shop which is has been located in the heart of Hollywood where we have been in business for the past 37 years!MORE INFO ON CLARK GABLE: William Clark Gable was born on February 1, 1901 in Cadiz, Ohio. Later that year his mother died, and his father sent him to live with his maternal aunt and uncle in Pennsylvania, where he stayed until he was two. His father then returned to take him back to Cadiz. When Clark was 16 he dropped out of school and worked at many odd jobs before joining a traveling theater company. On December 13, 1924 he married Josephine Dillon, his acting coach and 15 years his senior. Around that time, they moved to Hollywood so that Clark could concentrate on his acting career. In April 1930 they divorced and a year later he married Maria Langham, also about 15 years older than him. After working as an extra in various movies, he was offered a small part in the Painted Desert in 1931. From this point, his acting career flourished, and in 1934 he won an Academy Award for his performance in Frank Capra?s classic It Happened One Night. The next year saw a starring role in The Call of the Wild with Loretta Young, with whom he had an affair (resulting in the birth of a daughter). Divorced in 1939, he later that same year starred in Gone With the Wind. In March 1939 Clark married Carole Lombard, but tragedy struck in January 1942 when the plane in which Carole and her mother were flying crashed into Table Rock Mountain, Nevada, killing them both. Clark then volunteered to be drafted and served in Europe for several years. After the war he continued with his film career and married Silvia Ashley, the widow of Douglas Fairbanks, in 1949. Unfortunately this marriage was short-lived and they divorced in 1952. In July 1955 he married a former sweetheart, Kathleen Williams Spreckles and became stepfather to her two children, Joan and Bunker, and in 1959 Kay discovered that she was expecting their first child. Several months prior to this Clark became a grandfather, when his daughter with Loretta Young gave birth in November 1959. In early November 1960, he had just completed filming The Misfits, when he suffered a heart attack, and died later that month. He was buried shortly afterwards in the shrine that he had built for Carole Lombard and her mother when they died. In March 1961 Kay Gable gave birth to a boy whom she named John Clark Gable after his father. MORE INFO ON GLEN FORTUNE BANSE: Glen Fortune Banse has been a Professional Artist for over 30 years. He was a co-partner in 3 art publishing businesses which specialized in Fine Art Limited Edition Lithography, Etchings and other fine art mediums. While publishing his own work, he was also the Art Director of all 3 companies and had the pleasure of working with, directing, and instructing many great nationally and internationally known artists, such as Peter Max, Will Moses, John Pitre, Sarah Churchill, Gerald Lubeck, Sara Eyestone,- the list goes on and on.
Glen Fortune Banse (aka Lanse and Wayne Howell) was born in Camden, New Jersey in 1948. He attended Ottawa University, Kansas State and New School for Social Research in New York City. Banse was also personal assistant to Buffalo Bob Smith of Howdy Doody Fame.
Glen Fortune Banse, whose work has been collected and admired for years, is a very talented artist and "one of the good guys."
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