A dead criminal's daughter falls in love with a small-time crook and tries to get him to reform before he winds up like her father.

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Yvonne
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Red
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Marie
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Soft Annie
Carl Gerard ...
Joe
Bodil Rosing ...
The Mother
Lorraine Rivero ...
Little Yvonne
James Pierce ...
The Officer
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A dead criminal's daughter falls in love with a small-time crook and tries to get him to reform before he winds up like her father.

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PICK your man! Stick to him. Fight for him. Protect him. Share with him. Assist him. Sacrifice for him. See...CLARA BOW in "LADIES OF THE MOB" See more »

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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30 June 1928 (USA)  »

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$221,000 (estimated)
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This film is presumed lost. Please check your attic. See more »

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Remade as City Streets (1931) See more »

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A Tragic Loss For Silent Cinema
2 August 2015 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Yvonne ( Clara Bow ), a girl whose father was electrocuted when she was a child, is brought up by her mother to be a crook and to avenge her father's death by living outside the law. She falls in love with "Red," ( Richard Arlen ) her partner in crime. Fearing that the electric chair will separate them, she tries to make him reform. Failing this, she shoots him in the shoulder when he tries to be included in a bank robbery. They give themselves up to pay the penalty and to start life anew without the constant fear of apprehension by the law.

This 1928 crime/drama was directed by William Wellman and produced by Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation, starring popular silent screen stars Clara Bow and Richard Arlen. Tragically now a lost film, Clara Bow looks absolutely beautiful in surviving film stills.


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