WorldCat Identities

Bow, Clara 1905-1965

Overview
Works: 126 works in 277 publications in 4 languages and 4,314 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Silent films  Film and video adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Clara Bow, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Clara Bow
Wings by William A Wellman ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1927 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two young men, one rich, one middle class, are in love with the same woman, but must leave her behind when they become fighter pilots in World War I
It ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1927 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A saucy lingerie salesgirl sets her sights on the handsome owner of the department store where she works
Treasures 5 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Celebrated is the dynamic, gender-bending, ethnically diverse West that flourished in early movies. Presented is the American West as it was recorded and imagined in the first decades of motion pictures. "Brings together 40 silent and early sound films--narrative shorts and features, documentaries, promotional films, newsreel stories, and travelogues--showcasing the American West as it was recorded and imagined from 1898 to 1938." -- Booklet, p. viii
Parisian love ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1925 and 2002 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Parisian love, Marie, a dancer in a seedy district of Paris, attempts to seduce the wealthy man who stole her lover in an elaborate scheme of revenge. Down to the sea in ships is set in New Bedford, Mass., the whaling capitol of America in the 1850s. The film illustrates Quaker life and the exploits of the whaling industry and includes scenes from an actual whale hunt
It Clara Bow, discovering the "It" girl ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A saucy lingerie salesgirl sets her sights on the handsome owner of the department store where she works
Dancing mothers ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set during the 1920's flapper era, a wealthy family is torn apart when the wife discovers that her husband is cheating on her. The shock opens her eyes for the first time to the selfishness and shallowness of her daughter and husband
The show off The plastic age ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Show off is about a gullible woman who marries a pompous, incessantly boasting man against his family's wishes. The Plastic age is about a fast living college girl during Prohibition
Percy Marks' the plastic age ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the plastic age, Clara Bow plays Cynthia Day, a tough girl at Prescott College who runs with a fast crowd. Donald Keith is athletic freshman Hugh Carver, who falls for her, though Cynthia knows her lifestyle is bad for him. When Cynthia begins to return Hugh's deeper feelings, she must decide whether to sacrifice their love in order to save his collegiate future, or sabotoge his athletic career for four years of fun-filled excitement
Down to the sea in ships ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1922 and 2006 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in New Bedford, Mass., the whaling capitol of America in the 1850s, the film illustrates Quaker life and the exploits of the whaling industry; includes scenes of an actual whale hunt
The wild party ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1929 and 2008 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Wild girls at a college pay more attention to parties than their classes. But when one party girl, Stella Ames, goes too far at a local bar and gets in trouble, her professor has to rescue her. Gossip linking the two escalates until Stella proves she is decent by shielding an innocent girl and winning the professor's respect."--Www.imdb.com (Ed Lorusso)
Treasures 5. 40 films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Celebrated is the dynamic, gender-bending, ethnically diverse West that flourished in early movies. Presented is the American West as it was recorded and imagined in the first decades of motion pictures
Treasures 5. 40 films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Celebrated is the dynamic, gender-bending, ethnically diverse West that flourished in early movies. Presented is the American West as it was recorded and imagined in the first decades of motion pictures
Treasures 5. 40 films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Celebrated is the dynamic, gender-bending, ethnically diverse West that flourished in early movies. Presented is the American West as it was recorded and imagined in the first decades of motion pictures
Mantrap ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1926 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman's flirtatious nature leads her to romantic adventures at a back woods outpost along the Canadian border in the 1920's
Hula ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1927 and 2009 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The daughter of a pineapple plantation owner in Hawaii sets her sights on a married English engineer
The role of women in the movies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of the treatment of women on the screen. Features sequence from the films of Lillian Gish, Theda Bara, Clara Bow, Gloria Swanson, Jean Harlow, Carole Lombard, Pola Negri, Louise Brooks, Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, and Mae West
The show off ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the show off, a braggart wreaks havoc with his fiancee's family as they become poorer. He somehow saves the day
Free to love ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1925 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[My lady of whims]: Prudence is actually a nice girl at heart, even though she's led her indulgent but worried Dad to believe she's kicking up her heels and living life to the full in Greenwich Village. So Dad hires a muscle man to track down his "wayward" daughter and see that she stays out of trouble
My lady of whims ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1925 and 2010 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A flapper defies her father by renting a Greenwich Village apartment
Kid boots ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1926 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Bell Clara Gordon 1905-1965
Bow Clara Gordon 1905-1965
It Girl, 1905-1965
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