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Clara Gordon Bow (July 29, 1905 – September 27, 1965) was an American actress born and raised in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, who rose to stardom in the silent film era of the 1920s. Her high spirits and acting artistry made her the quintessential flapper and the film It brought her global fame. Bow came to personify the roaring twenties and is described as its leading sex symbol. She appeared in 46 silent films and 11 talkies, including hits such as Mantrap (1926), It (1927) and Wings (1927). She was first box-office draw in 1928 and 1929 and second in 1927 and 1930. Her presence in a motion picture has been described to have ensured investors, by odds of almost 2-to-1, a safe return with only two exceptions. At the apex of her stardom, in January 1929, she received more than 45,000 fan letters. Bow ended her career with Hoop-La (1933), and became a rancher in Nevada. In 1931 she married actor Rex Bell, later politician and Lieutenant Governor, with whom she had two sons.
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12 August 1927
Two young men, one rich, one middle class, who are in love with the same woman, become fighter pilots in World War I.
22 May 1931
Chick Hewes is released from prison and finds work as an accountant. Two years later, Chick's crooked friend, Benny LaMarr, to whom he is indebted for past kindnesses, steals a diamond necklace from the home safe of the district attorney.
06 April 1929
A comely collegian (Clara Bow) falls for an anthropology professor (Fredric March) and accompanies him on a jungle expedition.
03 April 2011
Among the pieces featured in Fragments are the final reel of John Ford's The Village Blacksmith (1922) and a glimpse at Emil Jannings in The Way of All Flesh (1927), the only Oscar®-winning performance in a lost film.
14 September 1925
Alcoholic playboy Wallace MacDonald (as Bruce Armstrong) would like to sober up and become more responsible, after a drinking accident causes him to cripple little brother Pat Moore (as Jimmy Armstrong).
22 April 1930
This 1930 film, a collection of songs and sketches showcasing Paramount Studios' contract stars, credits 11 directors (including Dorothy Arzner, Ernst Lubitsch, Victor Schertzinger and Edmund Goulding).
01 January 1925
This is not a Clara Bow vehicle, and yet it is clearly the aspect/asset of Clara Bow which elevates a fairly serious melodrama to a timeless and profound social statement.
06 December 1927
A young American girl in Paris falls in love with a handsome nobleman, but he is about to wed in an arranged marriage.
15 February 1927
Shopgirl Betty Lou Spence is in love with her handsome employer, Cyrus Waltham, Jr. However, he is already romantically linked to socialite Adela Van Norman.
31 December 1994
Commemorates the centennial of American movies with a montage of clips and music scores from the most important movies of the century.
27 November 1932
Sexy Texas gal storms her way through life, brawling and boozing until her luck runs out, forcing her to learn the errors of her ways.
08 December 1924
A WWI drama in which a Red Cross dog saves a man.
12 July 1929
A young bareback rider in a circus is in love with a trapeze artist, but he has two problems: he drinks too much and he's fallen under the spell of a "vamp" who's nothing but trouble for him.
28 December 1923
A Manhattan playboy falls for a mysterious European woman, whom he notices is an exact double for a famous socialite who disappeared at the turn of the century.
14 December 1925
Hugh Carver is an athletic star and a freshman at Prescott College. He falls in love with Cynthia Day, a popular girl who loves to go to parties.
01 August 1925
Gaston Fleury's wife, Loulou, takes a perfunctory interest in music but a deeper one in a musician named Maurice.
25 May 1930
Ruby is a counter girl at the San Diego Soda Shop with a habit of being a girlfriend to Sailors stopping by.
01 August 1925
Armand and Marie survive in the streets until a scientist takes them in after a botched robbery.
03 October 1926
A salesman is helped out of a jam with an angry customer by a wealthy playboy. In return, he agrees to help the playboy get a divorce from his wife, only to find himself falling for the girlfriend of the customer who got him in trouble in the first place.
19 November 1925
An ex-reformatory girl seeks a new life with the help of a fatherly judge and an earnest young minister.
06 July 1930
A young waitress falls for the son of a railroad tycoon, and finds herself hobnobbing with the rich when he invites her to spend some time with he and his family in Palm Springs.
04 April 1926
A movie actress, mistakenly thinking she has killed a fellow actor, goes on the run and finds herself taken in by a Kentucky mountain family.
03 March 1965
This insightful documentary features some of the major and most beautiful actresses to grace the silver screen.
29 November 1925
The Best Bad Man
15 January 1931
Theater usherette Bunny O'Day (Clara Bow) inadvertently becomes hostess of a private gambling den, and gets involved in a romance with a ne'er-do-well gambler.
10 March 1928
A free-spirited young girl has three middle-aged admirers, each of whom sees her from a completely different perspective.
17 November 1923
Ottilie Van Zandt is forced to wed her cousin, despite her love for Richard Wayne, the gardener's son.
24 July 1926
A sexy young manicurist living with her older backwoodsman husband in a small Canadian town finds herself attracted to a young, rich and famous divorce lawyer who comes to town on vacation.
28 August 1927
The daughter of a pineapple plantation owner in Hawaii sets her sights on a married English engineer.
11 October 1924
A young man, who has vowed never to marry and doesn't particularly like children, is left in charge of his two very young nieces.
25 October 1929
Jayme and sister Janie are salesgirls in Ginsberg's Department Store. Mayme is in love with store clerk Bill, but Janie tries to steal him from her.
09 December 1925
Aspiring author, Clara Bow (as Prudence "Prue" Severn) leaves her staid home for the wild life in New York's artistic Greenwich Village community.
14 May 1927
A poor but ambitious young girl is determined to crash high society, but isn't prepared for the reception she receives.
08 December 1928
A sexy young nightclub singer sets her sights on a young man she believes to be a millionaire playboy, although he is in reality only an insurance agent.
30 November 1933
A hula dancer at a carnival sets out to seduce the son of the show's manager.
15 June 1924
Newly rich Mark Hadley drifts from his old-fashioned wife into a secret liason with Lila Millas, a pretty French girl.
01 March 1926
Young girl becomes a "flapper", defying her parents and the community.
28 September 1930
Norma Martin (Clara Bow) is an American movie star in France trying to avoid the attention of men. Going to visit a friend in Southern France, she finds herself "married" to a playboy song writer Ralph Forbes (Larry Charters) she hadn't yet met.
30 June 1928
A dead criminal's daughter falls in love with a small-time crook and tries to get him to reform before he winds up like her father.
24 January 1926
A young woman is framed and sent to prison for a crime she didn't commit. When she is released, she sets out to take her revenge on those responsible.
29 February 1924
Margot Le Blanc loses her small fortune at Monte Carlo and makes the acquaintance of Hugh Kildair, an artist, who hires her as a housekeeper.
25 April 1927
A young flapper tricks her childhood sweetheart into marrying her. He really loves another woman, but didn't marry her for fear the marriage would end in divorce, like his parents'.