Clara Bow, born in Brooklyn, was an American actress and sex symbol who rose to fame in the silent film era of the 1920s. The picture below was taken when she won a movie magazine contest in 1921, the prize being a part in a film. This was the start of her career.
Jean Arthur, Clara Bow, Jean Harlow and Leone Lane in The Saturday Night Kid (1929)
Thanks to the people at Sepia Saturday for providing me with an excellent excuse to post these pictures.
next episode: studio