American screen star Clara Bow - popularly known as the 'It' girl plays Norma Martin in Paramount's comedy romance 'Her Wedding Night', directed by Frank Tuttle. (Photo by Eugene Robert Richee/General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)
Clara Bow. She was naive and authentic. A child who was sexually abused by her alcoholic father and nearly killed by her mentally ill mother, her natural talent was a real rags to riches tale. Sadly, many took advantage of her, stole from her, lied about her and the lies destroyed her career.