Wednesday, October 06, 2010
Happy Birthday, Carole Lombard!
In 1942, Lombard traveled to Indiana to support the war effort by selling bonds. Returning back to California, Lombard's plane crashed and all passengers aboard perished. Lombard was only 33 years old at the time of her death.
For more information on Lombard's life, check out Carole Lombard: The Hoosier Tornado or Gable and Lombard.
Want to watch a Carole Lombard film? CDPL has DVDs and videotapes.
Did you know that Carole Lombard has a Crawfordsville connection?
In 1932, Lombard starred in No Man of Her Own with future husband Clark Gable. The screenwriter of that particular film was Crawfordsville's own Maurine Dallas Watkins!