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Bob Thomas, Veteran Hollywood Journalist, Dies

Bob Thomas, Veteran Entertainment Journalist, Dies

Originally posted 03/14/2014 09:15AM

Bob Thomas, the tireless, longtime Associated Press reporter who kept the world informed on the comings and goings of Hollywood's biggest stars, from Clark Gable to Tom Cruise, died Friday. He was 92.

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6 Big, Classic Hollywood Stars Who Little Shirley Temple Beat Out at the Box Office

6 Big, Classic Hollywood Stars Who Little Shirley Temple Beat Out at the Box Office

Originally posted 02/11/2014 10:00AM

Shirley Temple Black, who died Monday night at the age of 85, was the most famous child actor of her era, a successful politician, and the inspiration for a delicious drink to boot. But for those who weren't around during her heyday, what's most surprising may be exactly how big Temple was at her peak: She was Hollywood's No. 1 box-office draw from 1935 to 1938, beating out every adult star in the business, according to Quigley's annual Top Ten Moneymakers Poll.

Below, relive the highlights of these legends from the Golden Age of Hollywood, all of whom were less popular than a little girl from Santa Monica.

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Gone With the Wind's Alicia Rhett Dies

Alicia Rhett Dies at 98

Originally posted 01/04/2014 10:30AM

Alicia Rhett, a Southern actress who gained minor stardom on the strength of a single movie role – as the spinster India Wilkes, in 1939's Gone With the Wind – has died.

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Clark Gable's Son Plows Into Cars, Gets Arrested for DUI

Clark Gable's Son Plows Into Cars, Gets Arrested for DUI

Originally posted 04/03/2013 05:15PM

John Clark Gable, the 52-year-old son of Hollywood legend Clark Gable, was arrested for investigation of drunken driving after allegedly plowing his truck into several parked cars.

His Ford Raptor collided with another vehicle and then smashed into six parked cars along Pacific Coast Highway near the pier in Malibu, Calif., at about 3 p.m. Tuesday, the Los Angeles Times reports.

"It took him a few seconds to get out of his truck," witness Geno Bahena tells KTLA TV. "And finally, when he got out of his truck – I guess he was in shock or something – he just fell on the floor."

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