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You Must Remember This: Clara Bow (Fake News: Fact Checking Hollywood Babylon Episode 11)

14/09/2021

September 11,2018

Karina Longworth’s award winning and acclaimed podcast series about Hollywood

We’ll close this half of our Hollywood Babylon season with one of that book’s most famously distorted stories: the tale of “It” Girl Clara Bow’s supposed nymphomania and alleged “tackling” of the entire USC football team. The real story of Clara Bow’s life and career is a much richer tale, involving changing sexual mores, and the change in the audience’s tastes that overlapped with the end of the silent era.


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