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Jean Harlow (born Harlean Harlow Carpenter; March 3, 1911 – June 7, 1937) was an American film actress and sex symbol of the 1930s .

Harlow was signed by director Howard Hughes, and her first major appearance was in Hell’s Angels (1930), followed by a series of critically unsuccessful film s before she signed with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1932. Harlow became a leading lady for MGM, starring in a string of hit film s including Red Dust (1932), Dinner at Eight (1933), Reckless (1935), and Suzy (1936). Harlow’s popularity rivaled and soon surpassed that of her MGM colleagues Joan Crawford and Norma Shearer. She had become one of the biggest movie stars in the world by the late 1930s , often nicknamed the “Blond Bombshell” and the “Platinum Blonde”; she was also popular for her “Laughing Vamp” movie persona.

Harlow died at age 26 during the 1937 film ing of Saratoga. The film was completed using body doubles and released a little over a month after Harlow’s death . The American Film Institute ranked her as the 22nd greatest female star of classic Hollywood cinema.

THE DEATH OF JEAN HARLOW

This video details the death of actress Jean Harlow!

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Jean Harlow was the epitomy of 1930’s glamour in her signature silky bias-cut evening gowns


Jean Harlow was the epitomy of 1930’s glamour in her signature silky bias-cut evening gowns