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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.

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Carol Lynley
as Jean Harlow
Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
as William Mansfield
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
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
Nick Dimitri
as 2nd Fighter
Christopher West
as Bern's Secretary
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Critic Reviews for Harlow

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (1)

As the ill-fated Jean Harlow, Carroll Baker is a fairly reasonable facsimile although she lacks the electric fire of the original.

February 27, 2020 | Full Review…

There is not a single line in Joseph E. Levine's Harlow, starring Carroll Baker, that sounds as if the speaker felt it or thought it, or could possibly have said it.

February 27, 2020 | Full Review…

A rancid screen biography,

February 23, 2012 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

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

October 8, 2010 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Harlow


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!

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jay nixon

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