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Carole Lombard – Killed in an Air Crash on 16 January 1942

Tragically, the beautiful and talented Hollywood actress Carole Lombard died in an airplane crash in Nevada on 16 January 1942.

In addition to starring in some terrific screwball comedies, she was also the great love of Clark Gable, who was utterly devastated by her tragic death.

Quem di diligunt, adolescens moritur.

Carole Lombard
Evening Telegraph | 17 January 1942



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