One of two "Harlow" film biographies that appeared in 1965, this one stars Carol Lynley in the title role that begins as Jean Harlow, a bit player in Laurel and Hardy comedies, is invited to test for director Jonathan Martin for the lead in Howard Hughes's "Hell's Angels." She is an instantaneous sensation, and in a series of films devoted more to her body than her talent, she becomes Hollywood's "Platanum Blonde."
The Picture The World Has Been Waiting To See!
Did You Know?
Second time in her career in which Ginger Rogers stepped into a role originally set for Judy Garland; she had previously subbed for Garland in The Barkleys of Broadway. See more
When Harlow falls ill in middle of shooting scene on a movie set there are (probably for budgetary reasons) less than a handful of studio employees in attendance; in reality, a set of a major picture is teeming with dozens of creative and technical staffers. See more
References Hell's Angels
I Believed It All
Written by Al Ham
, Alan Bergman
and Marilyn Bergman
Performed by the Nelson Riddle Chorus
Vocal by Mary Mayo See more