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Clara Bow (Clara Gordon Bow)

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Biography

Brooklyn, New York, USA
Clara Gordon Bow, destined to become THE flapper of the 1920's, was born and raised in poverty in Brooklyn, New York, on July 29, 1905. Her family was also beset with violence. Her mother tried to slit Clara's throat when she attempted to enter the film industry. She won a photo beauty contest which launched her movie career that would eventually number 58 films, from 1922 to 1933. It was the movie It (1927), which was to define her career. The film starred Clara as a shop girl who was asked out by the store's owner. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Hula Calhoun

Hula 1927

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Character: Stella Ames

The Wild Party 1929

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Character: Ruby Nolan

True to the Navy 1930

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Character: Nasa Springer

Call Her Savage 1932

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