“We had individuality. We did as we pleased. We stayed up late. We dressed the way we wanted. I used to whiz down Sunset Boulevard in my open Kissel, with several red chow dogs to match my hair. Today, they’re sensible and end up with better health. But we had more fun.” — Clara Bow […]
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It is amazing how many of the rich and famous... from silent films, to politics, and socialites adored their chows. The breed was quite the status symbol in America from the turn of the century through the 1940's and many stars even showed chows.
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A quick Facebook message to my friend Lis Taul in Denmark quickly connected these images below like puzzle pieces. There is no guarantee that the dog pictured in the image below is indeed “Plumpie” but there is just as good of a chance that this could be him. Either way these are both stunning images […]
This image above was a nice surprise to bump into during my research. It’s not often you find a cream chow, much less one with a pre- 1950’s starlet. I personally had not heard of Raquel Torres until I dug deeper to discover that she was best remembered for her roll with Groucho Marx, […]