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Bombshell (1933) (Blonde Bombshell)

Bombshell (1933)
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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

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John Lee Mahin John Lee Mahin
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Jules Furthman Jules Furthman


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6 years, 3 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 Harlow’s particular screen goddess persona and comedic greatness. The story of Bombshell is said to have been inspired by Clara Bow, but there’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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Description: "Your hair is like a field of silver daisies," a rhapsodic suitor tells Tinseltown megastar Lola Burns. "I'd like to run barefoot through your hair." In her signature comedy, Jean Harlow shimmers and smolders as Lola, whose life is a dizzy whirlpool of studio expectations, adoring fans, familial leeches and most of all, a firecracker of a freewheeling press agent (Lee Tracy) who'd do handsprings through a minefield if it would keep Lola's name in the tabloids. But Lola is ready to provide a final headline herself. She's quitting the biz. Leaving. Abandoning the sham and the glam for the pitter-patter of tiny ... (more)
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