Cinema: Red Headed Women

When Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer decided to make a picture of Katherine Brush's novel Red-Headed Woman, they thought at once of red-headed Clara Bow, when and if she ended her retirement from notoriety. Last week, now married to Actor Rex Bell, Actress Bow announced that she would return to the screen, but not in Red-Headed Woman. She signed a contract with Fox, calling for a reported $125-$150,000 per picture. The first will be an adaptation of Tiffany Thayer's story about a half-caste girl, Call Her Savage.

Commentators noted a change in Cinemactress Bow: following the fad begun...

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