Synopsis by Elizabeth Smith
Jean Harlow packed a large dose of excitement into the short 26 years of her life. She was clearly one of the chief sex symbols of the 1930s and many felt she had it all. Actress Sharon Stone hosts this program that looks back at the life and film career of Harlow. As this show reveals, the actress moved to Hollywood from Illinois as a young bride of 16. After starring in a number of silent comedies, she got her biggest break when Howard Hughes chose her to star in the film Hell's Angels in 1930. Other films such as Platinum Blonde, Public Enemy, and Red Dust soon followed. Included in the program are film clips showcasing Harlow's special talents and beauty.