Clark Gable on the set of Sporting Blood

Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1931. Vintage still photograph from the set of the 1931 film. Featuring Madge Evans and Lew Cody comparing binoculars while a very young and not yet famous Clark Gable smiles over their shoulders. Mimeograph snipe on the verso. Based on the short story "Horse Flesh" by Frederick Hazlitt Brennan, published in the "Saturday Evening Post" on September 13, 1930.

An orphaned foal's journey through various owners, including that of nefarious gambler Ludeking (Hallam Cooley), before being returned to his loving breeder Jim (Ernest Torrence). Clark Gable's first starring role, as a card dealer with occasional moral failings, whose love story with Ruby (Madge Evans) makes for an entertaining side plot.

Set in Kentucky, shot on location in Lexington, Kentucky and California.

8 x 10 inches. Just about Fine.

[Book #140125]