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Harlow, Jean 1911-1937

Works: 262 works in 663 publications in 7 languages and 12,439 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Gangster films  History  Crime films  Film noir  Romance films  Action and adventure films  War films  Aviation films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Jean Harlow
Publications by Jean Harlow
Publications by Jean Harlow, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Jean Harlow
Public enemy by William A Wellman( visu )
75 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,662 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 )
22 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 965 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 ( visu )
14 editions published between 1936 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 651 libraries worldwide
A newspaper man, his jilted fiancée, and his lawyer hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news-story into the truth, before a high-society woman can sue for libel
Hell's angels by Howard L Hughes( visu )
20 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 585 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 540 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. 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( visu )
11 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and held by 387 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 )
25 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in English and German and held by 382 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 )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 310 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 )
12 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 296 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 )
5 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
Lola, whose life is a dizzy whirlpool of studio expectations, adoring fans, familial leeches and most of all, a firecracker of a freewheeling press agent who'd do handsprings through a minefield if it would keep Lola's name in the tabloids. But Lola is ready to provide a final headline herself. She's quitting the biz. Leaving. Abandoning the sham and the glam for the pitter-patter of tiny feet
Greatest gangster films collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 121 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
Saratoga by J. North Conway( visu )
15 editions published between 1937 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 113 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
The girl from Missouri by Jack Conway( visu )
5 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 111 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
Greatest classic legends films collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Collection include: Dinner at Eight (1933); Libeled Lady (1936); China Seas (1935); and Wife vs. Secretary (1936)
Reckless ( visu )
3 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and held by 97 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
The first kings of comedy collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
A hilarious tribute to the era of silent slapstick comedy and all the uproarious comedians who built the comedy genre
Red-headed woman ( visu )
12 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Precensorship story of a gold-digging secretary who sets out to corral her married boss. Introduced by Leonard Maltin
That's entertainment by Fred Astaire( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Legends Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire host this all-singing, all-dancing follow up to That's entertainment!, showing up more of what made the Golden Era of MGM moviemaking
Riffraff by J. Walter Ruben( visu )
7 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 78 libraries worldwide
A fisherman and a cannery worker fall in love, but their life thereafter is hardly idyllic
Today is tonight, a novel by Jean Harlow( Book )
7 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and Spanish and held by 77 libraries worldwide
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Carpenter, Harlean
Carpenter, Harlean 1911-1937
Carpentier, Harlean 1911-1937
Cin Harlou
Džin Harlou
Džīna Hārlova
Harlow Carpenter, Harlean 1911-1937
Harlow, Jean
Harlow Joan 1911-1937
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