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Harlow, Jean 1911-1937

Overview
Works: 241 works in 488 publications in 5 languages and 12,024 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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posthumous Publications by Jean Harlow, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Jean Harlow
Public enemy by William A Wellman ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Relates the story of a young man's rise in the criminal underworld in Prohibition-era urban America"--Wikipedia
Dinner at eight by George Cukor ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Park Avenue snob gives a dinner party for a visiting English peer. Little does she realize that her shipping magnate husband is bankrupt and that her daughter is having an affair with an older man
Libeled lady by Jack Conway ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It all starts when society diva Loy slaps newsman Tracy with a libel suit. Tracy enlists fiancée Harlow and down-on-his luck Powell in a counter maneuver involving a rigged marriage, a phony seduction, a fabulously funny fishing scene, fisticuffs, broken promises and hearts and eventually, true love for all.--Container
Hell's angels by Howard Hughes ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three Oxford buddies fight on opposite sides during WWI. Each is torn between obedience to his country and that of his conscience. Produced and directed by billionaire Howard Hughes, and for its time was the most expensive film ever made
Forbidden Hollywood collection ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the early 1930's, before Hollywood began enforcing a self-imposed Production Code, many films allowed for extraordinary frankness including nudity, adultery and prostitution. In this restored and remastered three-movie collection, three daring young actresses are featured in racy, riveting star vehicles. In this restored and remastered three-movie collection, three daring young actresses are featured in racy, riveting star vehicles. Jean Harlow is a red-headed secretary who hooks the company's married boss, while carrying on with chauffeur Charles Boyer. A young soldier is forced to give up Mae Clarke when his well-to-do family learns she's a prostitute, in Waterloo Bridge. Finally baby-faced Barbara Stanwyck sleeps her way up the corporate ladder in a New York bank, not caring who gets hurt
China seas by Tay Garnett ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rugged Captain Alan Gaskell sails the perilous waters between Hong Kong and Singapore with a secret cargo: a fortune in British gold. That's not the only risky cargo he carries. Both his fiery mistress and his refined fiancée are aboard
Platinum blonde by Frank Capra ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1931 and 2009 in English and German and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Platinum blonde is a glorious spoof of the newspaper business in New York City during the Depression; Ann Schuyler, a wealthy socialite, meets reporter "Stew" Smith and the two fall madly in love. The comedy begins as she tries to transform him from a ruffian newsman into a convincing gentleman."--Container
Wife vs. secretary ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Of course Linda Stanhope trusts her husband Van. Their marriage is based on love and respect. Who cares if Van's secretary has the face of an angel and the body of a chorus girl? Who says a blonde bombshell can't type and take dictation? But people are whispering. And when Linda calls Van's hotel room late at night during his solo business trip to Havana, guess who answers
Red dust by Victor Fleming ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dennis Carson, overseer of a rubber plantation in Indochina, gives refuge to a prostitute on the run from Saigon authorities. Romance is sparked but becomes heated when an engineer's wife steps into the picture
Bombshell ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Screen siren Lola Burns is fed up with the scandalous stories her publicist, Space Hanlon puts out, the endless arguments on the sets of her films and her family's constant drain on her money and peace of mind. Her attempts to get married, adopt a baby and quit the business altogether are constantly thwarted, unbeknownst to her, by Space, who is secretly in love with her
Saratoga ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman tries to raise her status via engagement to the scion of a wealthy family. After she discovers that her father lost the farm in a bet to a bookie, she's determined to get it back, using only her wagering skills. The bookie has other ways of winning on his mind, but he knows it'll take more than luck to impress this lady
Greatest gangster films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The roaring twenties: After the WWI Armistice Lloyd Hart goes back to practice law, former saloon keeper George Hally turns to bootlegging, and out-of-work Eddie Bartlett becomes a cab driver. Eddie builds a fleet of cabs through delivery of bootleg liquor and hires Lloyd as his lawyer. George becomes Eddie's partner and the rackets flourish until love and rivalry interfere--www.imdb.com
That's entertainment ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A celebration of show-stopping music, dance and comedy with a cast of superstars
The girl from Missouri ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Eadie's not easy, but she'll get her man! ... Just point her in the direction of New York's millionaires! Fresh from Missouri, plucky and ambitious Eadie Chapman ... intends to bag a rich hubby without abandoning her virtue. Just act like a lady, she tells gal pal and fellow huntress Kitty ... at a swanky soirée. 'If they wanted ladies, ' Kitty says, 'they'd be home with their wives.'"--Container
The first kings of comedy collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hilarious tribute to the era of silent slapstick comedy and all the uproarious comedians who built the comedy genre
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends films collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection include: Dinner at Eight (1933); Libeled Lady (1936); China Seas (1935); and Wife Vs. Secretary (1936)
Red-headed woman ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Precensorship story of a gold-digging secretary who sets out to corral her married boss. Introduced by Leonard Maltin
Reckless ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A Broadway star married for love. The tabloids say she murdered for money. ... [Jean Harlow] plays musical star Mona Leslie, the bride of a champagne-stewed blueblood. When he blows his brains out, Mona is suspected of his murder, igniting a media frenzy"--Container
Today is tonight, a novel by Jean Harlow ( Book )
6 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Riffraff by J. Walter Ruben ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fisherman and a cannery work fall in love, but their life thereafter is hardly idyllic
 
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Carpenter, Harlean
Carpenter, Harlean 1911-1937
Carpentier, Harlean 1911-1937
Harlow, Jean
Harlow Joan 1911-1937
Harlowe, Jean
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