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    NEXT GABLE FILM HAS NO HEROINE Clark Gable, now US Air Force Captain, tells plans to make training film.

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    England: LV Clark Gable walking towards rear guns of Fortress. CU Gable with flying helmet on. SV Shot of photographers. LV Gable looking out of waist gunner's window talking to airmen. SV Gable looking out of window talking to airmen. CU Gable leaning out of waist gunner's window. Shot inside Fortress Gable firing machine gun. CU Gable firing machine gun inside Fortress. CU Group shot of photographers. LV Gable talking with a group of air-gunners. CU Gable talking.


    LV Gable talking. "Lieutenant Mackentyre and myself have been asked what our job is over here. To begin with we went to gunnery school at Pinder Field(?) and we flew over here "with a crew of Air Force cameramen assigned to a bomb group. Here's where our real job begins...."

    CU Gable talking. "We're in a graduate school of gunnery now learning it in combat, trying to put it on the film, trying to report it in a way so to help the gunners back home to know what to expect when they go our on their first mission."

    GOOD SCENES: SCU Angle Shot: Gable with American. SCU Gable walking past camera. SCU Gable looking through waist gunner's window and handling gun, 2 Americans by plane. SCU From other side, Gable with gun. CU Gable in Fortress with gun. Full CU Gable with gun. SCU Int. Fortress, Gable firing gun. CU Gable firing gun, looks at camera. SV Gable putting on uniform. CU Captain Gable in uniform.

    Personalities - Performers; Clark Gable (1901-1960), Americans
    Background: NEXT GABLE FILM HAS NO HEROINE Clark Gable, now US Air Force Captain, tells plans to make training film.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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