Harlow Poster

Release Date: 1965

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 5 min

Plot Summary
In this fictionalized biopic inspired by the brief life of the 1930s screen siren Jean Harlow (Carroll Baker), Harlow arrives in Los Angeles as a teenager, pushed into showbiz by her mother (Angela Lansbury) and stepfather (Raf Vallone). Kindhearted agent Arthur Landau (Red Buttons) becomes Jean's mentor, while a devious Howard Hughes-like mogul (Leslie Nielsen) grows infatuated with the beautiful young actress. Harlow herself falls for producer Paul Bern (Peter Lawford) before tragedy strikes.

Cast: Carroll Baker, Martin Balsam, Red Buttons, Mike Connors, Angela Lansbury, Peter Lawford, Raf Vallone, Leslie Nielsen

Director: Gordon Douglas

Genres: Biography

Keywords: 1930s, Rise, Melodramatic, Mother, Marriage


Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture