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10 things you didn’t know about Clara Bow (including the truth about those scandals)

Clara Bow

Clara Bow was the quintessential ‘it’ girl and a flapper icon. She was one of the few silent movie stars who made it successfully into ‘talkies’ with her thick Brooklyn accent in tact. Bow was notorious for her loose living and scandalous lifestyle, so you’ve probably heard the rumours and gossip but here are 10 facts […]

 

1920s movie poster: Clara Bow in The Wild Party

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A 1920s movie poster for the Clara Bow movie The Wild Party which was released in 1929.  It was Clara Bow’s first talkie (i.e non-silent movie) but the movie was also released as a silent movie for theatres which didn’t have sound equipment.

 

A striking 1920s Clara Bow photo

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A really striking photo of 1920s movie star and flapper icon Clara Bow. This is a promotional photo from 1927.

 

Clara Bow in colour

Clara Bow colour photo

Clara Bow looking coy with some toys – I love the fact that this photo has been coloured, it really brings it to life! Source and copyright:  Some rights reserved by manitou2121 Edited with BlogPad Pro

 

Clara Bow swimming naked

Clara Bow naked

1920s actress Clara Bow and infamous flapper in a still from the movie “Hula”.  This movie was released in 1927 before the Hayes Code was introduced in 1930 which set down ‘moral censorship guidelines’ for movie making. Edited with BlogPad Pro Source and copyright: This work is in the public domain in that it was […]

 

Clara Bow in a barely-there bikini, 1933

Clara Bow in a publicity shot for her comeback movie “Hoopla” (which bombed at the box office) from 1933. Source and copyright: Some rights reserved by and used with kind permission from thefoxling Edited with BlogPad Pro

 

Clara Bow

Clara Bow with very thin 1930s style eyebrows from ”Call Her Savage”, 1932. She doesn’t look particuarly savage in this photo – I love her spotty dress! Source and copyright: Some rights reserved by and used with kind permission from  Jack’s Movie Mania Edited with BlogPad Pro

 

Clara Bow looking a bit like Liza Minnelli

Clara Bow looking a bit like Liza Minnelli from the movie Wings, 1927. Source and copyright: Some rights reserved by and used with kind permission from Jack’s Movie Mania  

 

Vintage lookbook: Flapper style

Embrace your inner flapper in a fringed dress teamed with long necklaces, gold shoes and some bangles worn high on your arm – then get dancing! Clockwise from top left: Triangle Cut Out & Crystal Set Bangles by Fiorelli Costume, 1920s Style Gunmetal Crossover Necklace with Clear Crystal by Fiorelli Costume, Topaz Beaded Feather Fringe […]

 

Clara Bow, 1920s

Clara Bow

Clara Bow showing typically fashionable 1920s makeup – super thin eyebrows and cupids-bow lips. Source and copyright: This work is in the public domain because it was published in the United States between 1923 and 1963 and although there may or may not have been a copyright notice, the copyright was not renewed.

 

Clara Bow

Clara Bow

1920s screen siren and flapper Clara Bow – love those cupid’s bow lips! Source and copyright: Some rights reserved by pds209

 

Clara Bow

1920s flapper icon and silent movie star Clara Bow Source and copyright: Some rights reserved by and used with kind permission from thefoxling