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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Famous Women and Their Dogs

In honor of women's history month I thought it would be fun to write about some famous vintage ladies and their dogs.  First up flapper icon Clara Bow.

I recently discovered that Clara was a devoted dog owner.  According to her biography, Running Wild, Clara was so crazy about her dogs that she had a room in her home specially made up for them, complete with dirt for them to play in.   During her hey day when she was one of the most recognizable stars in Hollywood, she sped around town with her chow dogs.


There are also quite a few images of Clara Bow with the same brindle mutt, or perhaps a Great Dane?  I am not sure if he was a pet or a co-star but they sure look happy together.

"The More I see of Men, The More I like Dogs"
    Clara Bow


  1. Lol, I appreciate the quote :-)

  2. Personally I think that should be "famous dogs and their women".
    Toodle pip!
    It's all a matter of perspective.

  3. Great photo's!!!
    I love seeing these old time shots! And yes,,they really do look happy together!
    Thanks for linking up with Ruckus and I today!
    ღ husky hugz ღ frum our pack at love is being owned by a husky

  4. Those photo's are wonderful, so elegant xxoxxx

    Mollie and Alfie

  5. Wow I love love love these photos. Especially the one on the beach. So classic and beautiful. Thanks for sharing on Thoughtless Thursday!

  6. These are some really cool old photos with so much beauty!

  7. What a great collection, so fun. Judging from the way the Great Dane has his head in her lap I would hazard a guess that he is Clara Bow's own dog.

  8. Just chuckling at Betie's comment. Look forward to more of these. Have a fabulous Friday.
    Best wishes Molly

  9. Was that bathing suit tradition for her era? She looks pretty smokin' to me and bit risque' if you will. :-)

  10. Gorgeous brindle doggie. Fabulous fashion photos too.

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