Today in Harlow History: Uh Oh’s and Eskimos

Naturally, I’m known for my horribly cheesy post titles, so that’s how we’ll start out today’s Harlow History post. Let’s get crackin’: This day in Harlow History, April 2, 1933: at the tail end of her mourning period following the death of Paul Bern, Jean Harlow attends a Hollywood party at director Woody Van Dyke’s … Continue reading Today in Harlow History: Uh Oh’s and Eskimos

Fashion Portraits: Dolly Tree’s Hostess Slack Suit for LIBELED LADY (1936)

Well, it's certainly been a little while since I've done a "Fashion Portraits" themed blog post, but here I am, and with some lovely Ted Allan shots from Libeled Lady (1936). Harlow posed for these costumed publicity photos on set during the film's production in summer 1936: This beautifully structured Dolly Tree creation was designed … Continue reading Fashion Portraits: Dolly Tree’s Hostess Slack Suit for LIBELED LADY (1936)

Harlow at Loew’s State with RED HEADED WOMAN, 1932

June 24, 1932 saw the world premiere of Red-Headed Woman at Loew's State on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles; the film went into general release the very next day, and the rest is history. The movie house where Red-Headed Woman saw its premiere, pictured in its salad years and recently. Photographs courtesy of USC and … Continue reading Harlow at Loew’s State with RED HEADED WOMAN, 1932

Today in Harlow History: Portraits by Ted Allan, 1936

I’ve posted quite the wealth of Ted Allan portraits — not only does he capture Harlow’s loveliness like no other, his portraits also document a transitional period in her career. In the midst of revamping her image, Jean had not just changed her hair. Her flashy primary designer Adrian was replaced by Dolly Tree — … Continue reading Today in Harlow History: Portraits by Ted Allan, 1936