March is now upon us, which means that the time is finally here to pay tribute to the original blonde bombshell: Jean Harlow! Today marks the start of The Jean Harlow Blogathon, and in just three days we’ll be celebrating what would have been Jean’s 108th birthday on March 3rd! Below you’ll find all of the entries so far! If you’ve finished your own entry, please comment on this post or on Virginie’s with a link to your entry. I can’t wait to read all of your wonderful articles in the days leading up to such a momentous occasion this Sunday!
My amazing co-host, The Wonderful World of Cinema, starts us off with a review of the movie that put Jean Harlow on the map: Hell’s Angels (1930).
Maddy Loves Her Classic Films honors our wonderful platinum blonde with a heartfelt tribute to the actress.
The Stop Button reviews the steamiest of Jean’s pairings opposite Clark Gable: Red Dust (1932).
The Flapper Dame takes a closer look at Jean in one of her most iconic films, Dinner At Eight (1933).
My dear friend Jenny over at Silver Screen Suppers makes us all jealous by living life like Jean Harlow and trying three of her appetizing recipes!
The Old Hollywood Garden conducts a thorough examination of Jean’s role in Wife vs. Secretary (1936).
The Pale Writer gives us a wonderful review of Harlow’s final film, Saratoga (1938).
Portraits by Jenni tells us all about one of Jean’s rare “good girl” parts in the pre-code Three Wise Girls (1932).
Critica Retro reveals how Jean always appeared so glamorous onscreen by showing us her beauty tips.
Poppity Talks Classic Film admires Jean’s acting prowess in her review of Suzy (1936).
Overture Books and Film takes a closer look at my personal favorite movie of Jean’s, The Girl From Missouri (1934).
Screen Dreams discusses the moment when Jean Harlow’s art imitated life in Bombshell (1933).
Taking Up Room questions whether blondes have more fun in her analysis of the Jean Harlow classic Platinum Blonde (1931).
I help close out Jean’s birthday with my review of a new-to-me Harlow film, China Seas (1935).