Carole Lombard, the Hoosier Tornado by Wes D. Gehring
(Indiana Biography Series)

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WES D. GEHRING is Professor of Film at Ball State University, and the author of nine previous books: Leo McCarey and the Comic Antihero in American Film (1980); Charlie Chaplin: A Bio-Bibliography (1983); W.C. Fields: A Bio-Bibliography (1984); Screwball Comedy: A Genre of Madcap Romance (1986); The Marx Brothers: A Bio-Bibliography (1987); Handbook of American Film Genres (1988); Laurel & Hardy: A Bio-Bibliography (1990); "Mr. B" or Comforting Thoughts About the Bison: A Critical Biography of Robert Benchley (1992); and Groucho and W.C. Fields: Huckster Comedians (1994). His essays, poems, and humor pieces have appeared in numerous publications.
Published October 8, 2003 by Indiana Historical Society. 264 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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Gehring is clearly in love with his subject and details Lombard's life, times and some delicious backstage gossip with a historian's eye and a biographer's appetite for discovery.

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Gehring describes how the actress “changed her priorities” after meeting Gable in 1938, “putting a man ahead of her movie career.” In the genre of “screwball comedy,” Gehring writes, “her every action is mesmerizing, and while she performed admirably in other types of films, her screwball person...

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