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Clara Bow: Discovering the It Girl (1999)

Unrated | | Documentary, Biography | TV Movie
Clara Bow: Discovering the 'It' Girl features scenes from 25 of her films, as well as interviews with family members an acquaintances. Including seven minutes of additional material not seen in the TV version.

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Himself - Clara's Biographer
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Himself - Author and Screenwriter
Catherine Mulligan ...
Herself - Clara's Friend
Rex Bell Jr. ...
Himself - Clara's Son
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Herself - Clara's Co-Star in 'Helen's Babies' 1924 (as Diana Sera Carey)
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Himself - Film Critic and Historian
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Himself - Producer at Paramount
Marion Shilling ...
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Marge Marshall ...
Herself - Clara's Friend
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Himself - Clara's co-star in 'Wings' (voice) (as Buddy Rogers)
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Clara Bow: Discovering the 'It' Girl features scenes from 25 of her films, as well as interviews with family members an acquaintances. Including seven minutes of additional material not seen in the TV version.

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Fantastic Documentary
1 December 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I just watched this last night, and I have to say that I was very impressed. I'm not going to go into a lengthy review here, but I'll just say that I previously did not know much about Clara Bow, but after watching this I am now fascinated. I also found Courtney Love to be an amazing narrator for the piece. Unlike some of the other comments here, I thought she really breathed life into the story of Ms Bow.

I would recommend this documentary to anyone who likes movies and is interested in learning of past stars.


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