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The Hollywood Greats


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Profiles of five stars from the golden age of Hollywood. Written and presented by Barry Norman 3: Jean Harlow with personal comments from ..
Ben Lyon , who starred with Harlow in Hell's Angels journalist Adela Rogers St Johns
Hal Roach , the producer who gave Harlow her first role in a Laurel and Hardy film screenwriter John Lee Mahin
Blanche Williams , Harlow's personal maid
Kay Mulvey , her publicist
George Cukor , who directed Harlow in Dinner at Eight bandleader Roy Fox and the screenwriter Jesse Lasky Jr
Production assistant JUDY LINDSAY Director MARGARET SHARP Producer BARRY BROWN
(Jean Harlow stars in tomorrow's Late Film: Red-Headed Woman)


Presented By: Barry Norman
Presented By: Jean Harlow
Unknown: Ben Lyon
Unknown: Hal Roach
Unknown: John Lee Mahin
Unknown: Blanche Williams
Unknown: Kay Mulvey
Unknown: George Cukor
Unknown: Roy Fox
Unknown: Jesse Lasky
Unknown: Judy Lindsay
Director: Margaret Sharp
Producer: Barry Brown

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