Edit
Bombshell (1933) Poster

(1933)

Trivia

The film was unofficially based on the life of Clara Bow, Holllywood's original "It Girl." Director Victor Fleming was once engaged to her.
18 of 18 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook   |  Twitter   |  Permalink
Although based on the life of Clara Bow, many elements of the story also matched Jean Harlow's own life. Harlow grew up in a Georgian home with white interiors, had nine large dogs, and some members of her family exploited her celebrity.
22 of 23 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook   |  Twitter   |  Permalink
When Lee Tracy asked to be released from the movie because he felt his role was too small in comparison with Jean Harlow's, Norman Krasna was hired to beef up his part.
12 of 12 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook   |  Twitter   |  Permalink
The Three Stooges (Larry Fine, Curly Howard and Moe Howard) were to be in the movie but never appeared.
7 of 9 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook   |  Twitter   |  Permalink
Caroline Francke's and Mack Crane's play was unproduced.
4 of 6 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook   |  Twitter   |  Permalink
Included among the American Film Institute's 2000 list of the 500 movies nominated for the Top 100 Funniest American Movies.
1 of 1 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook   |  Twitter   |  Permalink
Film debut of Shirley Ross.
3 of 6 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook   |  Twitter   |  Permalink
This film's earliest documented telecast took place in Cincinnati Monday 18 February 1959 on WXIX (Channel 19) (Newport KY), followed by Hartford CT 26 March 1957 on WHCT (Channel 18), by Norfolk VA 28 March 1957 on WTAR (Channel 3), by Minneapolis 18 May 1957 on KMGM (Channel 9), by Portland OR 20 May 1957 on KGW (Channel 8), by Honolulu 10 June 1957 on KHVH (Channel 13), by Amarillo TX 12 June 1957 on KFDA (Channel 19), by Kansas City MO 19 June on KCMO (Channel 5), by Tucson 14 August 1957 on KVOA (Channel 4), by Phoenix 17 August 1957 on KPHO (Channel 5), by Chicago 11 October 1957 on WBBM (Channel 2), by Cleveland 23 November 1957 on KYW (Channel 3), by Fresno CA 25 November 1957 on KMJ (Channel 24), by Tampa 30 November 1957 on WFLA (Channel 8), by Spokane 11 December 1957 on KHQ (Channel 6), and by San Francisco 17 February 1958 on KGO (Channel 7). Obviously, Jean Harlow had once again taken the country by storm, and but it was not until 18 May 1958 they finally got the message in Los Angeles, where, as The Blonde Bombshell, this one was finally first aired on KTTV (Channel 11), and another year passed before New York City could take a look at it 1 June 1959 on WCBS (Channel 2).
0 of 3 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook   |  Twitter   |  Permalink

See also

Goofs | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Alternate Versions | Connections | Soundtracks

Contribute to This Page


Recently Viewed