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Dancing Mothers (1926)

Passed | | Drama | 1 March 1926 (USA)
Young girl becomes a "flapper", defying her parents and the community.

Director:

Herbert Brenon
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Cast

Cast overview:
Conway Tearle ... Jerry Naughton
Alice Joyce ... Ethel Westcourt
Clara Bow ... Kittens Westcourt
Norman Trevor ... Hugh Westcourt
Eleanor Lawson Eleanor Lawson ... Irma
Dorothy Cumming ... Mrs. Mazzarene
Donald Keith ... Kenneth Cobb
Leila Hyams ... Birdie Courtney
Spencer Charters ... Butter and Egg Man
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Young girl becomes a "flapper", defying her parents and the community.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Passed
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 1926 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dygdens krokvägar See more »

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Paramount Pictures See more »
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Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Prints of this film--at 65 minutes--are held by the Library of Congress and the UCLA Film and Television Archives. See more »

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Featured in Hollywood (1980) See more »

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The It Girl at her itsiest
10 March 2001 | by nunculusSee all my reviews

To see the kind of radiance one generally only finds in Edie

Sedgwick (in her might-as-well-be-silent Warhol movies), check

out the scene with racy Clara Bow in a fatcat's apartment while

he's away, swilling his liquor and kicking up her heels on his

couch. Literally. (Was this scene the inspiration for the invasion of

Jerry Lewis' house in THE KING OF COMEDY?) Guzzling gallons

of expensive booze and tracing the line of warmth down her

tummy, Bow is a miraculous fireworks show of life-love and gay

impiety. This is star acting! Our biggest names o\f the moment

seem feeble and class-free by contrast.


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