WorldCat Identities

Harlow, Jean 1911-1937

Works: 272 works in 700 publications in 7 languages and 12,723 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Crime films  Film noir  History  War films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jean Harlow
Public enemy by William A Wellman( Visual )

76 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,680 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 )

23 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 955 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( Visual )

16 editions published between 1936 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 651 WorldCat member 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 Hughes( Visual )

19 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Oxford buddies fight on opposite sides during World War I. Each is torn between obedience to his country and that of his conscience. The most expensive movie of its time, the film features extensive aerial photography of a dogfight between R.A.F and German fighter planes
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
China seas by Tay Garnett( Visual )

13 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 382 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 )

28 editions published between 1931 and 2014 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
Red dust by Victor Fleming( Visual )

13 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When wisecracking Vantine hides away on Carson's plantation, he sizes her up as an easy target for his charm. But things change when an engineer and his beautiful wife show up and Carson writes Vantine off as nothing more than a 'cute little trick.' Now, with the two women vying for Carson's affection, a rivalry forms that soon boils over into jealousy and violence
Wife vs. secretary by Prod Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer( Visual )

11 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in English and held by 283 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
Bombshell( Visual )

5 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Caesar: Rico joins Sam Vettori's gang. He replaces Sam as leader, pushes rival gang leader Arnie Lorch out of town, then goes after the job of next-higher-up Pete Montana. He accepts when "Big Boy" offers him that prize but his sights are set higher still. They are also cast on his best friend Joe's girl
Saratoga by J. North Conway( Visual )

15 editions published between 1937 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 114 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
The girl from Missouri by Jack Conway( Visual )

5 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 109 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 lost films of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy : the complete collection, volume 1( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unaccustomed as we are: Stan and Ollie's first "all-talking' picture. Should married men go home? A game of golf with two Babes turns into a riot. Mixed nuts: An "all-star" musical comedy spoofing FDR's New Deal. Sailors beware: Stan is shanghaied aboard Hardy's cruise ship. Double whoopee: "All-talking" version of the great Laurel and Hardy classic in which a hotel footman and doorman are mistaken for visiting royalty, causing havoc among the guests. With love and hisses: Beautifully tinted original print of early Laurel and Hardy team which finds the Boys in the Army, causing trouble for Jimmie Finlayson
Reckless( Visual )

3 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and held by 99 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
Greatest classic legends films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection include: Dinner at Eight (1933); Libeled Lady (1936); China Seas (1935); and Wife vs. Secretary (1936)
The first kings of comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

13 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 3 languages 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
Riffraff by J. Walter Ruben( Visual )

7 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fisherman and a cannery work fall in love, but their life thereafter is hardly idyllic
Personal property by Ronald M Katz( Visual )

6 editions published between 1937 and 2017 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member 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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Public enemy
Dinner at eightLibeled ladyHell's angelsWife vs. secretaryGreatest gangster films collectionThe girl from MissouriHarlow, an intimate biography
Alternative Names
Carpenter, Harlean

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