“You can check the wings and halo at the desk.” Jean Harlow as Vantine in Red Dust

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  1. George Kaplan
    May 4, 2014

    Ooh! I love the bath scene… Surprise!

    • May 6, 2014

      Never have bathed in a barrel…but I believe in the movie she was splashing around in the drinking water!

  2. May 4, 2014

    Men need boots. Women make do with heels?

    • May 6, 2014

      I thought tropical attire would have been a little more sensible, but it’s the movie version…

  3. May 5, 2014

    She is so darned cute in that bathtub scene. Sexy, I suppose, but cute as a button, definitely. There’s just so much playfulness there.

    • May 6, 2014

      I think she was kind of a sparkling personality, it showed in her films, she was loved by everyone who worked with her—I was going to make an unkind comparison to some stony faced young actresses of our era, but I’ll stop right here!

  4. May 8, 2014

    It was sad how she died. So young. One afternoon I decided to look up all of my favorite classic film actresses, and so many of them had sad lives and/or awful deaths (Rita Hayworth, Gloria Grahame, Gene Tierney, to name a few) … just proves what good actresses they really were.

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