Silent movies...

..and why not?
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quix
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Silent movies...

Postby quix » 03 Feb 2018, 20:17

I watched IT earlier today... it’s pretty zany! It catapulted Clara Bow to fame and coined the phrase “IT girl”


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Re: Silent movies...

Postby K » 03 Feb 2018, 21:44

There was a woman from the ghetto
Who made funny faces just like
Clara Bow, how was I to know
That she would wear the same
Cologne as you and giggle the same
Giggle that you do?
Whenever I would act a fool, the fool
With a condition of the heart
“He’s got the memory of an elephant ... and the trophy cabinet of one too.”

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Re: Silent movies...

Postby The Modernist » 03 Feb 2018, 22:35

I watched a fascinating biography on her, possibly Sky Arts or one of the biography channels. She came from absolute poverty, real Dickension stuff, and had a mad mother. It scarred her for life and she became a total recluse after her brief fame was over. It was fascinating, but a very sad and tragic story.