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Dancing Mothers (1926)

Young girl becomes a "flapper", defying her parents and the community.

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Ethel Westcourt
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Hugh Westcourt
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Kittens Westcourt
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Jerry Naughton
Eleanor Lawson ...
Irma
Dorothy Cumming ...
Mrs. Mazzarene
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Kenneth Cobb
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Birdie Courtney
Spencer Charters ...
Butter and Egg Man
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Young girl becomes a "flapper", defying her parents and the community.

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1 March 1926 (USA)  »

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Dygdens krokvägar  »

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Dancing Mothers marks the Paramount Pictures film debut of Clara Bow. She was chosen for the role of Katherine "Kittens" Westcourt, after the studio's first choice, Betty Bronson, was rejected after several screen tests; Herbert Brenon, the director of this film stated that "when she tried to be sexy, she looked like a little girl that wanted to go to the bathroom." See more »

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"kittens" is the life of the party
9 March 2002 | by (boston,ma) – See all my reviews

clara bow plays "kittens westcourt," a spoiled girl of wealthy parents. she spends her evenings dancing and partying all night long at clubs, which her father also attends. her mother stays at home wondering why her family is so selfish, and neglectful towards her. one day a friend tells mom to start living it up. she takes this advice and is soon off to the dance clubs herself. kittens and mother then proceed to compete for the same man's affections. above average clara bow film. she is not the lead actress in the film, but she has lots of screen time. clara is funny, full of energy, and just wonderful.


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