I'm seriously thinking I may have to change the name of this blog to:
"Art, Movies, Wood, What not and Clara Bow"
I just finished watching "Hoop-La" which Clara made for Fox in 1933. It had been a year since her last film "Call Her Savage" and though she didnt really think "Hoop-La" would be any good, she agreed to do it so she could wind up her 2 picture commitment to them. The pic above is from one of her dancing scenes as "Snake Hips"! Clara spends a good deal of the film barely dressed which could be one of the reasons why it did very good business in its original release. "Hoop-la" is a fast paced, kinda seedy little film about carnvial people. Preston Foster and James Gleason head a solid supporting cast but as is usually the case, it's Clara's film all the way.
Sadly, "Hoop-la" was also the last film she ever made. She was 26 years old.