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    Idiot's Delight (MGM, 1939). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    Clark Gable was mercilessly ribbed for the remainder of his career for his song and dance routine to "Puttin' on the Ritz" in Idiot's Delight. It was the only film in which Gable performed a dance number and he spent six weeks rehearsing the number with choreographer George King. Gable is Harry Van, a two-bit American entertainer who is stranded in an alpine hotel near an Italian airbase with his traveling all-girl troupe, "Les Blondes" at the outbreak of WWII. Gable is surrounded by his dancing beauties on this rare lobby card, which shows only pinholes in the image area, top edge wear, and a bottom left corner bend. Fine/Very Fine.


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