|Directed by||Clarence G. Badger|
|Produced by||Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation|
|Screenplay by|| John Farrow |
Herman J. Mankiewicz (titles)
|Based on||story by Elinor Glynn|
|Starring|| Clara Bow |
|Edited by||Tay Malarkey|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
Three Weekends is a 1928 American comedy drama film directed by Clarence G. Badger and starring Clara Bow.
A nightclub singer sets her sights on a young man she believes to be a millionaire playboy, although he is in reality only an insurance agent.
Three Weekends is considered a lost film, with only fragments surviving in the UCLA Film and Television Archive.
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Beyond the Rainbow is a 1922 American silent drama film starring Billie Dove, Harry T. Morey and Clara Bow in her film debut. A 16mm print of the film is in the collection of the UCLA Film and Television Archive.
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The Saturday Night Kid is a 1929 American pre-Code romantic comedy film about two sisters and the man they both want. It stars Clara Bow, Jean Arthur, James Hall, and in her first credited role, Jean Harlow. The film was based on the play Love 'Em and Leave 'Em (1926) by George Abbott and John V. A. Weaver. The movie still survives. The film was preserved by the UCLA Film & Television Archive with funding by Clara Bow biographer David Stenn.
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