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Jean Harlow

Actor (3-Mar-1911 — 7-Jun-1937)


Curtis F. Brown. Jean Harlow. Pyramid Publications. 1977. 160pp.

Michael Conway; Mark Ricci. The Films of Jean Harlow. New York: Citadel Press. 1965.

Dentner Davies. Jean Harlow: Hollywood Comet. London: Constable. 1937.

Eve Golden. Platinum Girl: Life and Legends of Jean Harlow. New York: Abbeville Press. 1991. 251pp.

Samuel Marx; Joyce Vanderveen. Deadly Illusions: Jean Harlow and the Murder of Paul Bern. New York: Random House. 1990. 271pp. UK subtitle, Who Killed Jean Harlow's Husband?

Joe Morella; Edward Z. Epstein. Gable & Lombard & Powell & Harlow. New York: Dell. 1975. 272pp.

Bob Nystedt. True Story of Jean Harlow. Skokie, IL: Publishers' Development Corporation. 1964. 66pp.

John Pascal. The Jean Harlow Story. New York: Popular Library. 1964. 158pp.

Irving Shulman. Harlow: An Intimate Biography. New York: Bernard Geis Associates. 1964. 408pp.

David Stenn. Bombshell: The Life and Death of Jean Harlow. New York: Doubleday. 1993. 370pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.612)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.291)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.669)

  9. Webster's American Biographies (p.455)

  10. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.257)

  11. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.207)

  12. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.144)

  13. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.248)

  14. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.185)

  15. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.373)

  16. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.312)

  17. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.214)

  18. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.224)

  19. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.400)

  20. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, p.370)

  21. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.247)

  22. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.289)

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