Friday, March 4, 2016

OLLY OF THE MOVIES Pt. 5




I've been forgetting this comic strip, but here's the next installment, as reprinted in FAMOUS FUNNIES #9.




The name "Joan Marlowe" sounds like June Marlowe ( who played "Miss Crabtree" in Our Gang comedies ). But this too may be coincidental. 



"It" was the quality Clara Bow had which was supposed to make her the "It Girl". She was a top star in the silent era, but had retired by the time this strip appeared in the papers ( 1934 ).



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