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Harlow, Jean 1911-1937

Overview
Works: 233 works in 478 publications in 5 languages and 12,033 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Jean Harlow
Publications by Jean Harlow
Publications by Jean Harlow, published posthumously.
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Public enemy by William A Wellman( visu )
46 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,683 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( visu )
17 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,058 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( visu )
15 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 667 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( visu )
14 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 552 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 ( visu )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 538 libraries worldwide
A woman uses powerful men to get what she wants in life; a soldier falls in love with a woman during World War I; an amoral woman sleeps her way to the top floor of an office
China seas by Tay Garnett( visu )
12 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 389 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( visu )
10 editions published between 1931 and 2009 in English and German and held by 384 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 ( visu )
4 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and held by 302 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( visu )
19 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 282 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 ( visu )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 192 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
That's entertainment ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
A celebration of show-stopping music, dance and comedy with a cast of superstars
The girl from Missouri ( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 98 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
Saratoga ( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 98 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 97 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
Red-headed woman ( visu )
8 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Precensorship story of a gold-digging secretary who sets out to corral her married boss. Introduced by Leonard Maltin
The first kings of comedy collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 90 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 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Collection include: Dinner at Eight (1933); Libeled Lady (1936); China Seas (1935); and Wife Vs. Secretary (1936)
Today is tonight, a novel by Jean Harlow( Book )
5 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Riffraff by J. Walter Ruben( visu )
4 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 68 libraries worldwide
A fisherman and a cannery work fall in love, but their life thereafter is hardly idyllic
Personal property ( visu )
3 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Humorous situations develop as an upperclass young man, just released from prison, tries to get involved with a young widow
 
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Alternative Names
Carpenter, Harlean
Carpenter, Harlean, 1911-1937
Carpentier, Harlean, 1911-1937
Harlow, Jean
Harlow Joan 1911-1937
Harlowe, Jean
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