Harlow (1965) – Part Two

Last November, I covered the first 1965 biopic about Jean Harlow (also titled Harlow) starring Carol Lynley.  If you’d like to read that review, you can do so here.  Being made for television and filmed in black and white, that film wasn’t the best known of the Harlow biopics.  This Harlow saw a theatrical release,…

Top 10 Favorite Movies of the 1930s

I figured I’d do something a little different in today’s entry and do a list…my first of hopefully many.  I started with a list of my ten favorite movies of the 1930s.  Again, these aren’t “the best” or “must-sees” they’re my favorites.  And favorite is a loose word as I only picked movies I really…

The Films of Jean Harlow: DVD Reviews

I thought instead of a summation of Harlow’s life and works I’d include a DVD review of the two box sets I was working with while doing this retrospective (might also grease the wheels with some DVD companies too!).  The only films I had to find via outside resources were the earlier films of Harlow’s…

The Films of Jean Harlow: Suzy (1936)

Well it seems Wife vs. Secretary was a fluke because another weak movie today.  It’s not that Suzy’s bad, it just doesn’t know if it wants to be a war film with spies and intrigue, or a Jean Harlow romance.  Sure the movie follows Harlow’s character, the aforementioned Suzy, but the majority of the plot…