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Bare Knees (1928)

 -  Comedy  -  1 February 1928 (USA)
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A young married woman in a small town is visited by her sister, a single "flapper" who causes a scandal in town with her bobbed hair and short skirts. She attracts the attentions of some of... See full summary »

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Virginia Lee Corbin ...
Billie Durey
Donald Keith ...
Larry Cook
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Jane Longworth
Johnnie Walker ...
Paul Gladden
Forrest Stanley ...
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A young married woman in a small town is visited by her sister, a single "flapper" who causes a scandal in town with her bobbed hair and short skirts. She attracts the attentions of some of the local men, which causes an even greater scandal--which is made worse when her sister abruptly leaves her boorish husband for another man. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Dated Flapper Film, See It For Virginia
23 October 2003 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

Bare Knees is a flapper film that is hopelessly dated, but still fun to watch, just to see Virginia Lee Corbin all grown up, showcasing her independence and her pretty figure.

I'm not sure this film honestly represented the 1920's however; it was a much more complex era than Hollywood chose to present to the populace through its films. This film had to have been made before the Wall Street crash as well, since after that tragic event, which ushered in the Great Depression, flapper films quickly lost their popularity, to be replaced by breezy musicals or social dramas. After the crash a flapper film like Bare Knees, which showed women raising their skirts and smoking, was seen as rather shallow entertainment.




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