There are few writers who ever commented on Old Hollywood with the keen insight and exhilarating wit of Quentin Crisp. She was never given the glossy treatment lavished by producers and directors upon such superlative screen beings as Miss Dietrich and Miss Garbo. Almost at the outset of her career, she had the good fortune to be placed under contract by Mr.
At the time, the year-old actress had been playing opposite Clark Gable in what turned out to be her last film, Saratoga. Perhaps because she died so young, Harlow has remained a well-known film personality from that era. See below.
Despite Harlow's blinding fame, the events of her life have been obscured by a fifty-year haze of secrets, lies, and silence. Until the publication of this book. After years of research, critically acclaimed biographer David Stenn unearthed the truth behind the improbable rise of this tow-headed tomboy from Kansas City, her huge success, and her tragic fall.
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Sign up to receive features as they are published, including up-to-date movie recommendations and notifications about what to watch. A blonde bombshell before Marilyn? You bet. Her name was Jean Harlow, and in my estimation, she appeared in more great pictures than Monroe, while spending even less time on the planet.
At the age of 16, she eloped with a year old businessman, Charles McGrew, moving to Los Angeles to look for work in films. Having landed only bit parts, walk-ons and extra work, the marriage ended in divorce after only two years, and Harlow adopted her mother's maiden name just before her big break. Howard Hughes' World War I epic remake, 'Hell's Angels', required her to do little other than look good, but was a big hit.
A very rare original first generation gelatin silver sepia antique photograph of the young and nude artfully posed film legend Jean Harlow. From her infamous romp in Los Angeles' Griffith Park. This was a frequent location for nude photo shoots by Edwin Bower Hesser who took this photograph and used it and hundreds of others in his s - early 30s Art Studies Photo Periodicals.