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Writer:
Paul Boorstin (written by)
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Actress Sharon Stone hosts this documentary about the life and career of 1930s sex symbol Jean Harlow... See more » | Add synopsis »
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An abomination See more (3 total) »

Cast

 

Jean Harlow ... Herself (archive footage)

Sharon Stone ... Herself - Hostess

Directed by
Tom McQuade  (as Jom McQuade)
 
Writing credits
Paul Boorstin (written by)

Produced by
Paul Boorstin .... co-producer
Patrick Faulstich .... producer
Scott Flor .... co-producer
Steve Golin .... executive producer
Sigurjon Sighvatsson .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Scott Roewe 
 
Film Editing by
Tom McQuade  (as Jom McQuade)
 
Makeup Department
Paul LeBlanc .... hair designer
Tricia Sawyer .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Vivian Van Natta .... production manager
 
Sound Department
Ted Hall .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Music Department
Muriel Walker .... featured vocalist
 
Other crew
Jan Corey .... script supervisor
David Stenn .... consultant
 

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47 min
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Features Bombshell (1933)See more »
Soundtrack:
Hear What My Heart Is SayingSee more »

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9 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
An abomination, 25 April 2005
Author: Michael Bo (michael.bo@pol.dk) from Copenhagen, Denmark

This is one of the most shallow and affected so-called documentaries I have ever had the misfortune to watch. It serves, in some respect, as an extra to the new DVD edition of the feature 'Dinner at Eight', but it does Jean Harlow a great disservice at the same time.

Primarily, what is wrong with it, is its hostess. I am no great fan of Sharon Stone's, never gave her much thought actually, but here she is excruciating. I blame the director as much as her, because he seems determined to allow Miss Stone to swallow up every second of this documentary. She is coquettish, clad as a sultry 30's slut but with none of the style or elegance, and it is wildly inappropriate to coax her into taking center-stage when the object is, at least so they claim, another, namely Jean Harlow. Miss Stone says her lines badly, overemphasizes words and inflections, and I found that looking at her bare stomach in exactly the chapter telling us about Harlow's death was ... just so badly judged.

The script was superficial and tawdry, often quite nonsensical. How can you claim that Harlow "redefined movie acting" without expanding on it? But hopefully I need say no more. This so-called documentary is an abomination.

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