Wrote foreword to an adaptation of her film The Fleet's In
(1928), novelized by Russell Holman, Grosset & Dunlap, NY.
2 Biographical Movies |
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1 Portrayal |
35 Articles |
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Did You Know?
When I decided to leave the screen, I told Ben Schulberg [producer B.P. Schulberg
] I would not finish my contract or ever work again for anyone. He yelled and threatened to sue me and I said, "Go ahead, Ben, sue me. I've fought a thief and a blackmailer and, if after such heartaches I am forced to fight you and the studio, so be it".
F. Scott Fitzgerald
described Bow in 1927 at the peak of her fame: "Clara Bow is the quintessence of what the term 'flapper' signifies as a definite description. Pretty, impudent, superbly assured, as worldly wise, briefly clad, and 'hard-berled' as possible... Now, there are thousands more [flappers] patterning themselves after her".
The "It" Girl