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Blonde Bombshells: Jean Harlow, Carole Lombard, and Ginger Rogers

Maria DiBattista

in Fast-Talking Dames

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088151
eISBN:
9780300133882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088151.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter takes a closer look at the personalities and celebrities that would epitomize and popularize the character of the blonde bombshell, namely: Jean Harlow, Carole Lombard, and Ginger ... More


Pioneering the Screwball Comedy:: Jean Harlow in Bombshell

Michael Sragow

in Victor Fleming: An American Movie Master

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813144412
eISBN:
9780813145235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144412.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses and summarizes two more of Fleming’s successes: 1933’s The White Sister and Bombshell. The White Sister starred Clark Gable and Helen Hayes. Bombshell starred Jean Harlow and ... More


Introducing Henry Fonda, Farewell to Jean Harlow

Michael Sragow

in Victor Fleming: An American Movie Master

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813144412
eISBN:
9780813145235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144412.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Fleming directed his first musical in 1935, Reckless, to mixed reviews. It starred Jean Harlow in the lead, but as the actress could neither sing nor dance, Fleming had to go to great lengths to find ... More


Chapter Thirteen

Eve Golden

in John Gilbert: The Last of the Silent Film Stars

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141626
eISBN:
9780813142579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141626.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Gilbert meets, woos and quickly married starlet Virginia Bruce. She co-stars with him in his best talkie, Downstairs, for which he supplied the story. Background on the pre-Code films of 1932, ... More


Chapter 12

Mark Glancy

in Cary Grant, the Making of a Hollywood Legend

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190053130
eISBN:
9780190053161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053130.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

By the mid-1930s, Cary Grant was a well-established member of Hollywood’s social set. He and Randolph Scott lived in a rented beach house in Santa Monica and held pool-side parties most Sundays, ... More


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