Cinema: Bow Out

The troubles of Cinemactress Clara Bow really began when Benjamin P. Schulberg, Paramount's Western managing director of production, then associate producer, signed her to make silent cinemas in 1925. She was then a well-stuffed Brooklyn redhead with a Coney Island character. Two years later, when she had been the incarnation of Author Elinor Glyn's It, she was the most famed cinemactress in the U. S. She had her name made into a big electric sign for her father to hang outside his Brooklyn restaurant.

Her troubles began in earnest a little more...

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