Harlow (1965)

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Movie Info

In this film, Carol Lynley plays Jean Harlow. Pushed into a movie career in order to support her dysfunctional family, Jean rises from 2-reel comedies to big-budget features in the space of a year. Though one of the highest-priced stars at MGM, Jean's fortune is rapidly depleted by her stepfather.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Drama
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Written By:
In Theaters:
 wide
Runtime:

Cast

Carol Lynley
as Jean Harlow
Ginger Rogers
as Mama Jean
Barry Sullivan
as Marino Bello
Hurd Hatfield
as Paul Bern
Celia Lovsky
as Maria Ouspenskaya
Lloyd Bochner
as Marc Peters
Hermione Baddeley
as Marie Dressler
Audrey Totter
as Marilyn
Jack Kruschen
as Louis B. Mayer
Sonny Liston
as First Fighter
James Dobson
as Counterman
Jim Plunkett
as Stan Laurel
John "Red" Fox
as Oliver Hardy
Joel Marston
as Press Agent
Buddy Lewis
as Al Jolson
Maureen Gaffney
as Miss Larsen
Ron Kennedy
as Assistant Director
Harry Holcombe
as Minister
Nick Dimitri
as 2nd Fighter
Christopher West
as Bern's Secretary
Sonny Liston
as First Fighter
Jim Plunkett
as Stan Laurel
Paulle Clark
as Waitress
John Williams (II)
as Jonathan Martin
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Critic Reviews for Harlow

All Critics (1)

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Full Review… | February 22, 2012
Variety
Top Critic

The only thing this movie gets right are Jean's name and the name of her second husband, Paul Bern.

Full Review… | October 7, 2010
Combustible Celluloid

Audience Reviews for Harlow

Carol Lynley was a Prettier Harlow than Harlow.She made her more Glamorous than the Hard Harlow.Who knew Jean Harlow had such a Sad & Interesting Back Story? This was a pretty good Movie.

Marilee Aschwanden
Marilee Aschwanden
½

Two version of Jean Harlow's life came out the same year, both junk! This is the cheapjack version with Lynley completely wrong in the lead. Ginger unsurprisingly comes off best. Just hope nobody does this to you when you're gone!

jay nixon
jay nixon

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