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Bombshell (1933) (Blonde Bombshell)

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Starring (View all)
Jean Harlow Jean Harlow
Lola Burns
Lee Tracy Lee Tracy
Space Hanlon
Frank Morgan Frank Morgan
Pops Burns
Franchot Tone Franchot Tone
Gifford Middleton
Pat O Pat O'Brien
Jim Brogan
Ted Healy Ted Healy
Junior Burns
Ivan Lebedeff Ivan Lebedeff
Marquis Hugo

Written by (View all)
John Lee Mahin John Lee Mahin
(screenplay) and
Jules Furthman Jules Furthman


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9 years, 9 months ago at Dec 2 21:55
A screwball comedy that takes aim at the life of an actress and the business of publicity within the studio system, Bombshell is a perfect example of Jean Harlowโ€™s particular screen goddess persona and comedic greatness. The story of Bombshell is said to have been inspired by Clara Bow, but thereโ€™s more than a hint of autobiography in this tale of a screen goddess seeking to tone down the sex,... read more
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Sexpot film star Lola Burns seeks a new image and tries marrying a marquis and adopting a baby - all sorts of schemes which go awry.
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"Released on October 13, 1933"

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" Director: Victor Fleming His 33rd movie My 5th movie watched from the director One of Jean Harlow's best, apparently an accurate portrayal of her own life. It's got a great sense of 1930s humor and her supporting cast helps to keep it moving. The version I saw seemed a little rough, so I'm not sure if that's age or it just wasn't shot very well. The sound wasn't great either. Added to Lists: Hollywood Parodies Itself Top Ten Performances - Jean Harlow __________ Location: Hollywood, "

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