• Short Summary

    Jack Benny and Marilyn Monroe attend christening of the son Clark Gable didn't live to see.

  • Description

    Titles read: "CALIFORNIA - GABLE BABY CHRISTENED".

    Encino, California, United States of America.

    Exterior shot of St Cyril's Church, where the son of Clark Gable and his wife, Kay, is being christened. Sadly, Clark Gable died before his son was born.

    M/S of comedian / film and radio star Jack Benny arriving with is wife Mary Livingstone. M/S of film star actress Marilyn Monroe walking into the church. Kay Gable and the baby arrive in a car. She walks up the steps of the church and poses at the entrance gossip columnist and godmother-to-be, Louella Parsons.

    General view of interior of the church. M/S of several men filming with handheld cameras. Kay comes walking out of the church with the christened baby, John Clark Gable, and poses with him at the entrance with other members of her family (?).

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1728.15
    Media URN:
    53651
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:52:00 / 01:51:33:00
    Canister:
    61/50

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