Clarence G. Badger

Scen.: Lloyd Corrigan, Percy Heath, Agnes Brand Leahy, dal racconto “The Vicissitudes of Evangeline” di Elinor Glyn; F.: Alfred Gilks; M.: Doris Drought; Ass. R.: Archie Hill; Int.: Clara Bow (“Bubbles” McCoy), Lane Chandler (Robert Lennon), Lawrence Grant (Rufus Lennon), Claude King (Thomas L. Burke), William Austin (Dr. Eustache Gill), Jacqueline Gadsdon (Minnis Luther), William Irving (Demmy); Prod.: Paramount Famous Lasky Corp.; 35mm. D.: 3’

T. it.: Italian title. T. int.: International title. T. alt.: Alternative title. Sog.: Story. Scen.: Screenplay. F.: Cinematography. M.: Editing. Scgf.: Set Design. Mus.: Music. Int.: Cast. Prod.: Production Company. L.: Length. D.: Running Time. f/s: Frames per second. Bn.: Black e White. Col.: Color. Da: Print source

Film Notes

Independent out of town exhibs testify that Clara Bow hops into their houses and is a high rated name draw despite the second run and 90 days later clauses. Red Hair isn’t going to change that status on this round-eyed personality girl. Bow plus Glyn equals underwear, and that goes in this release, and plenty. Flaps and the wide-panted males will like it because it won’t make them think and Miss Bow hasn’t looked as well in many a picture. A natural color start, featuring the star in a white bathing suit with her red hair against a blue sky, is symbolic of something or other – but what’s more important will probably make many a guy struggle to remember that the wife and kids come first. Story doesn’t mean a thing other that it makes Clara a gold digging manicurist who presumably reforms after an aquatic rescue by Lane Chandler.

“Variety”, 28.03.1928

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