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Dangerous Curves (1929)

 |  Drama  |  13 July 1929 (USA)
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A young bareback rider in a circus is in love with a trapeze artist, but he has two problems: he drinks too much and he's fallen under the spell of a "vamp" who's nothing but trouble for him.

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A young bareback rider in a circus is in love with a trapeze artist, but he has two problems: he drinks too much and he's fallen under the spell of a "vamp" who's nothing but trouble for him.

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One of the earliest of over 700 Paramount productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by MCA ever since. See more »

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Early Bow Talker Will Please Fans
17 June 2002 | by (Forestville, Ca) – See all my reviews

For early talkie fans this is of interest to see Bow's contrasting style vs. early Kay Francis. Beautiful boozer and trapeze artist Francis comes out ahead in the intrigue department. She vies for the affections of fellow trapezer Richard Arlen with bareback-rider Clara Bow. Kay's romance with Arlen is "just pretend" as she is simply trying to earn money for her and her husband (David Newell) like any good wife until they can get their collective feet on the ground. Kay isn't so much complicated as she is busy complicating. The story is often a bit stodgy and Bow hasn't quite honed her talkie skills as an actress -- tends to overplay, but has some moments of genuine emotion.


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