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Hula (1927)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  28 August 1927 (USA)
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The daughter of a pineapple plantation owner in Hawaii sets her sights on a married English engineer.

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The daughter of a pineapple plantation owner in Hawaii sets her sights on a married English engineer.

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Clara Bow as a Hawaiian girl
20 April 2001 | by (Wisconsin, USA) – See all my reviews

Many of the reviews and comments I have read about this movie say that this is a rather stale film and performance by Clara Bow. Although the story-line was rather typical of Clara's later silents, I still find it somewhat heart-stirring and incredibly fun. Clara plays a happy-go-lucky Hawaiian girl who will stop at nothing to win the man she loves...never mind that this man is married! Clara's lack of modesty was shocking in the day, but I believe it lends to the sweetness and general fun of the movie. Though definitely not a brilliant story-line (quite typical, actually), this movie is a nice showcase of Clara's ability to make the audience laugh.


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