Clara Bow: Becoming 'It'

Clara Bow: Becoming 'It' Elisabeth Hansen
Performance Dates

Before Jennifer Lawrence. Before Elizabeth Taylor. Before, Marilyn Monroe there was Clara Bow. The original “It Girl”.

Journey with Clara, from the slums of Brooklyn, NY, to the golden age of Hollywood’s silent screen era, as she competes in The Motion Picture Magazine’s Fame and Fortune contest. Experience the highs and lows of stardom as Clara’s star rises to the top.  Meet her lovers. Tackle her scandals. Confront her loneliness. All in the effort to answer the question… is fame and fortune worth it? 

Production Information

Approximate Running Time
90 minutes


Clara Bow
Rex Bell & Gary Cooper
Robert Bow & B.P. Schulberg
Tui Lorriane & Daisy Devoe
Sarah Bow & Elinor Glyn

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