A leaky roof

On their first date, Gable picked Lombard up in the convertible Duesenberg. It was raining and Lombard complained that the cloth top leaked "like toilet paper, " Gooding said. Gable, mortified, promptly took the car to coachbuilder, Bohman & Schwartz to fix the leaky roof. At the same time, he asked for a number of other changes to better fit the car to his leading man image.

  @AbigailBassett - Last updated August 23 2012 10:44 AM ET
Join the Conversation
Find Your Next Car

Get the latest car news:

Market indexes are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer LIBOR Warning: Neither BBA Enterprises Limited, nor the BBA LIBOR Contributor Banks, nor Reuters, can be held liable for any irregularity or inaccuracy of BBA LIBOR. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2014 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer The Dow Jones IndexesSM are proprietary to and distributed by Dow Jones & Company, Inc. and have been licensed for use. All content of the Dow Jones IndexesSM © 2014 is proprietary to Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Chicago Mercantile Association. The market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2014. All rights reserved. Most stock quote data provided by BATS.