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Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio

 

MOUNT VERNON - Born in Cadiz, Ohio in 1901 to an oil-well driller, William Clark Gable [known as Clark even in childhood], worked at B.F. Goodrich in Akron at age 17 and was bitten by the acting bug that eventually saw him go from a small time actor to THE Clark Gable we all know today. On Thursday September 10, Elixir and the Chautauqua Series and sponsored in part by a grant from the Ariel Foundation present an evening with Clark Gable as portrayed by Jim Stoner.

The event will be presented at ThePlace@TheWoodward [120 S. Main Street in historic downtown Mount Vernon] on a donation basis. Doors open at 6 Pm at the first floor theater and the program will begin at 7 PM with an old time radio show and Clark Gable will discuss his life, his triumphs and defeats and everything in-between. After the portrayal in first person living history format, the floor will be open to ask Clark any questions you may have.

For more information on this and other upcoming programs in the Chautauqua Series, please visit www.elixirpresents.com or call 740-392-6102.

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