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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Wee Hunk's rating of the film Call Her Savage

    Pre-Code movies are so much fun. It's having your cake and eating it too. Clara Bow certainly has IT and plenty of IT. She really lights up the screen.

  2. dianka's rating of the film Call Her Savage

    obviously quite a few bones to pick w this film but overall i did love it and relate to it

  3. El Biffo's rating of the film Call Her Savage

    4.5 stars for this fabulously sleazy Pre-code melodrama. Here in the screenshot you can see Clara Bow about to bullwhip a dude she likes, after which she tears the collar off her sheer blouse to bandage his wounds, immediately afterwards (in that torn blouse) she wrestles a well-endowed Great Dane, and then she gets into a cat-fight with hair-pulling. All this in the first few scenes. +Drag queens & an anarchist too!

  4. Irma Vep's rating of the film Call Her Savage

    How do stories of Clara Bow's inability to make it in sound continue to hold any water when even a cursory glance at her talkies proves that she was brilliant in them (and didn't have the blistering Brooklyn accent that both tired stories and biographers like Stenn attribute to her)? Clara remained a white-hot star in talking pictures, and this film proves why.

  5. Samuel Andrade's rating of the film Call Her Savage

    ★★★★ rattlesnakes should always avoid social status.

  6. Charles Coleman's rating of the film Call Her Savage

    Clara Bow delivers a tour de force performance in a pretty damning piece of work. was absolutely fantastic in this movie. I liked how unflinching and unsentimental the film dealt with the heavy subject matter. As the drama ensues for Bow’s character, because it’s a Hollywood movie you think you’ll get simple resolutions to her situation but that doesn’t happen. At least, not in an overly typical manner. Great movie

  7. Ellie Groom's rating of the film Call Her Savage

    It takes some time to adjust to the pre-code conventions and the racism, but Bow's performance transcends the material (plus bonus Thelma Todd).

  8. ZYNAB's rating of the film Call Her Savage

    batshit, absolutely batshit. hands down craziest pre-code i've seen so far. did fox seriously give this film the ok?

  9. MarcH's rating of the film Call Her Savage

    Few actresses could have pulled off this otherworldly script and remained sympathetic at the end. Bow never misses a beat...whether she's whipping a half-breed, throwing punches in Hollywood's first gay bar, pulling Thema Todd's hair, or cradling her sick infant. Something to behold.