It was the 1927 movie It, directed by Clarence Badger and Josef von Sternberg.
Clara Bow’s character was named Betty Lou.
- Who was the first woman formally nominated for the U.S. presidency? The first woman formally nominated for the U.S. presidency was Belva Ann Lockwood (1830-1917), feminist and lawyer, who was nominated in 1884 and 1888 as the candidate of the National Equal Rights Party.…
- What is Audrey Hepburn’s national origin? She was born Audrey Hepburn-Ruston near Brussels, Belgium, on May 4, 1929. Her father was an English banker and her mother a Dutch baroness.
- What did Joel McCrea regularly list as his hobby? Joel McCrea regularly listed acting as his hobby. He listed his occupation as "rancher."
- What did Fatty Arbuckle do that ruined his career? In 1921, the 320-pound silent comedy star and former Keystone Kop allegedly caused the death of a young starlet, Virginia Rappe, fiancee of the director of some of Arbuckle's films. At a wild…
- Whom did Theodore Roosevelt call a “filthy little atheist”? Thomas Paine, the eighteenth-century American pamphleteer who wrote Common Sense, was called filthy little atheist. Paine was actually 5 feet, 10 inches tall, neat in appearance, and believed in God.
- After all his narrow escapes, what finally caused Harry Houdini’s death? Acute appendicitis overcame the former Erich Weiss known as Harry Houdini on October 31, 1926, Halloween. He was 52 years old.