Search results for "Jean Harlow"

City Lights (1931)

City Lights is the first silent film that Charlie Chaplin directed after he established himself with sound accompanied films. The film is about a penniless man who falls in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Chaplin
CAST:  Charles Chaplin  •  Virginia Cherrill  •  Florence Lee  •  Harry Myers

Bacon Grabbers (1929) RT Audience 100%

Laurel and Hardy are debt collectors trying to repossess a console radio.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Lewis R. Foster
CAST:  Stan Laurel  •  Oliver Hardy  •  Edgar Kennedy  •  Jean Harlow

Bombshell (1933)

Sexpot film star Lola Burns (Jean Harlow) is at the top of the pile in Hollywood in this pre-code film directed by Victor Fleming But with her father and brother always ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming
CAST:  Jean Harlow  •  Lee Tracy  •  Frank Morgan  •  Franchot Tone

Dinner at Eight (1933) RT 100% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2005

An ambitious New York socialite plans an extravagant dinner party as her businessman husband, Oliver, contends with financial woes, causing a lot of tension between the couple ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Marie Dressler  •  John Barrymore  •  Wallace Beery  •  Jean Harlow

Double Whoopee (1929) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jul 1994

Stan and Ollie wreak havoc at an upper class hotel in their jobs as footman (Hardy) and doorman (Laurel). They partially undress blonde bombshell Jean Harlow (in a brief ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Lewis R. Foster
CAST:  Stan Laurel  •  Oliver Hardy  •  Jean Harlow  •  Ed Brandenburg

Liberty (1929)

While changing clothes in a getaway car, escaped convicts Stan and Ollie mistakenly put on each other's pants. They spend the rest of the film trying to exchange pants in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
CAST:  Stan Laurel  •  Oliver Hardy  •  Sam Lufkin  •  James Finlayson

Red Dust (1932) RT 100% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Oct 2012

Dennis, owner of a rubber plantation in Cochinchina, is involved with Vantine, who left Saigon to evade the police; but when his new surveyor, Gary, arrives along with his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Jean Harlow  •  Gene Raymond  •  Mary Astor

Scarface (1932) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2007

A murderous thug shoots his way to the top of the mobs while trying to protect his sister from the criminal life.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Paul Muni  •  Ann Dvorak  •  Karen Morley  •  Osgood Perkins

That's Entertainment! (1974)

Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favorite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Jack Haley Jr.
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Bing Crosby  •  Gene Kelly  •  Peter Lawford

The Public Enemy (1931) RT 100% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 2001

Two young Chicago hoodlums, Tom Powers and Matt Doyle, rise up from their poverty-stricken slum life to become petty thieves, bootleggers and cold-blooded killers. But with ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Jean Harlow  •  Edward Woods  •  Joan Blondell

The Secret Six (1931) RT Audience 26%

DVD release: Oct 2012

Bootlegger/cafe owner, Johnny Franks recruits crude working man Scorpio to join his gang, masterminded by crooked criminal defense lawyer Newton. Scorpio eventually takes ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  George W. Hill
CAST:  Wallace Beery  •  Lewis Stone  •  Johnny Mack Brown  •  Jean Harlow

Wife vs. Secretary (1936) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: Jun 2006

Magazine publisher Van Stanhope is a hard-working, dynamic executive very happily married to his beautiful wife Linda. Although their relationship is is built on unconditional ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Clarence Brown
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Jean Harlow  •  Myrna Loy  •  James Stewart

The Love Parade (1929) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2008

The queen of mythical Sylvania marries a courtier, who finds his new life unsatisfying.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ernst Lubitsch
CAST:  Maurice Chevalier  •  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Lupino Lane  •  Lillian Roth

Libeled Lady (1936) RT 82% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Mar 2005

When a major newspaper accuses wealthy socialite Connie Allenbury of being a home-wrecker, and she files a multi-million-dollar libel lawsuit, the publication's frazzled head ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Jean Harlow  •  William Powell  •  Myrna Loy  •  Spencer Tracy

Red-Headed Woman (1932)

Lil works for the Legendre Company and causes Bill to divorce Irene and marry her. She has an affair with businessman Gaerste and uses him to force society to pay attention to her.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Jean Harlow  •  Chester Morris  •  Lewis Stone  •  Leila Hyams

That's Entertainment! III (1994) RT 100% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Some of MGM'S musical stars review the studios history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 to Brigadoon, from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Michael J. Sheridan  •  Bud Friedgen
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Cyd Charisse  •  Lena Horne  •  Howard Keel

Hell's Angels (1930)

In this aerial spectacle, brothers Roy and Monte Rutledge, each attending Oxford university, enlist with the Royal Flying Corps when World War I breaks out.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Howard Hughes  •  Edmund Goulding  •  James Whale
CAST:  Ben Lyon  •  James Hall  •  Jean Harlow  •  John Darrow

That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)

Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Gene Kelly
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Gene Kelly  •  Judy Garland  •  Mickey Rooney

Platinum Blonde (1931) RT 100% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Nov 2003

In this witty romp, Jean Harlow plays an upper-crust socialite who bullies her reporter husband (Robert Williams) into conforming to her highfalutin ways. The husband chafes ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Capra
CAST:  Jean Harlow  •  Robert Williams  •  Loretta Young  •  Halliwell Hobbes

Three Wise Girls (1932) RT Audience 30%

Romantic comedy drama about three friends in New York. Cassie has come to New York and goes to work as a model where her friend Gladys works. She falls in love with wealthy ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  William Beaudine
CAST:  Jean Harlow  •  Mae Clarke  •  Marie Prevost  •  Walter Byron