3.5/10
26
2 user 1 critic

Hughes and Harlow: Angels in Hell (1977)

When maverick first-time director Howard Hughes has to recast the female lead in his aerial war picture, he chooses a fiery, unknown movie extra named Jean Harlow, launching both of their Hollywood careers in the process.

Director:

Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

The wife of a famous anthropologist is rushed to hospital in labor. At the same time, druggies raid the hospital looking for drugs, causing the baby to be stillborn. While recovering from ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Buchanan
Stars: Jenny Neumann, Barbara Leigh, Garth Pillsbury
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

Tells the story of the last 3 years of her brief career.

Director: Nico B.
Stars: Paige Richards, Frederick Bald, David Boller
The Amazing Howard Hughes (TV Movie 1977)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Howard Hughes is a driven man who amassed wealth and recognition as a Hollywood mover and shaker, aviation giant and man of mystery.

Director: William A. Graham
Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Ed Flanders, James Hampton
Harlow II (1965)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Loosely based biography of 1930s star Jean Harlow as she begins her climb to stardom.

Director: Alex Segal
Stars: Carol Lynley, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Ginger Rogers
Harlow I (1965)
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A screen adaption of the blistering best-seller which examines the story of the platinum blonde bombshell (Baker) who rose to fame in the reckless Hollywood of the 1930's.

Director: Gordon Douglas
Stars: Carroll Baker, Red Buttons, Raf Vallone
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The story of hard-luck Melvin Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.

Director: Jonathan Demme
Stars: Paul Le Mat, Jason Robards, Elizabeth Cheshire
Hell's Angels (1930)
Certificate: Passed Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Brothers Monte and Ray leave Oxford to join the Royal Flying Corps. Ray loves Helen; Helen enjoys an affair with Monte; before they leave on their mission over Germany they find her in still another man's arms.

Directors: Howard Hughes, Edmund Goulding, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Ben Lyon, James Hall, Jean Harlow
Adventure | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

USN nuclear sub USS Tigerfish must rush to the North Pole to rescue the staff of Drift Ice Station Zebra weather station.

Director: John Sturges
Stars: Rock Hudson, Ernest Borgnine, Patrick McGoohan
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The story of Preston Tucker, the maverick car designer and his ill-fated challenge to the auto industry with his revolutionary car concept.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Stars: Jeff Bridges, Joan Allen, Martin Landau
The Hoax (2006)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In what would cause a fantastic media frenzy, Clifford Irving sells his bogus biography of Howard Hughes to a premiere publishing house in the early 1970s.

Director: Lasse Hallström
Stars: Richard Gere, Alfred Molina, David Aaron Baker
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A young woman discovers her visiting "Uncle Charlie" may not be the man he seems to be.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Stars: Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Macdonald Carey
The Aviator (2004)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s.

Director: Martin Scorsese
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Victor Holchak ...
...
David McLean ...
Billy
Charles Aidikoff ...
Projectionist
James S. Appleby ...
Pilot
Wally K. Berns ...
Announcer (as Wally Berns)
James Brodhead ...
Lawyer (as James E. Brodhead)
Don Brodie ...
Director
...
Pilot
Adele Claire ...
Mother
David Clover ...
George
Rita Conde ...
Inez
Tony Cortez ...
Emiliano
...
Assistant Director
John S. Curran ...
Chase Cop (as John Curran)
Edit

Storyline

When maverick first-time director Howard Hughes has to recast the female lead in his aerial war picture, he chooses a fiery, unknown movie extra named Jean Harlow, launching both of their Hollywood careers in the process.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Later they were called a lot of things, but in the beginning they were just two kids in love! See more »

Genres:

Biography | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

25 May 1977 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Anjos no Inferno  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References Hell's Angels (1930) See more »

Soundtracks

All The World
Written by Estelle Silberkleit
Performed by Terri Pierce
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Hughes and Harlow: Angels in Hell PLOT
22 May 2002 | by (Washington, USA) – See all my reviews

Two amazing people in an amazing age, racing the clock against a backdrop of Hollywood in the roaring Twenties. It's a love story, a suspense story and a story about the most colorful era of the world's most colorful history. Starring Victor Holchak, Lindsay Bloom and David Bloom.


2 of 21 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Hughes and Harlow: Angels in Hell (1977) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?