The Jean Harlow Blogathon: February 28 – March 6

  The Jean Harlow Blogathon kicks off February 28 and The Kitty Packard Pictorial is rounding up contributors! The original Platinum Blonde Bombshell’s 100th birthday is March 3rd and the Pictorial is honoring her life and work with a weeklong Blogathon. The event is being held in conjunction with the release of the new book […]

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The Blonde Bombshell Centenary Bash!

A scorching case of Jean Harlow fever has infected the Pictorial and we’re hoping to infect as many others as possible! From now through the beginning of March, the Kitty Packard Pictorial is ramping up for its Blonde Bombshell Centenary Bash! Harlow’s 100th birthday is March 3, and the Pictorial is celebrating in high style– […]

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HARLOW’S HOLLYWOOD – AN INTERVIEW WITH DARRELL ROONEY & MARK VIEIRA

An MGM crew member once said of Jean Harlow, “We weren’t just workers on her set, we were real to her. If you were sick, she was the first one to notice. The first one to send flowers.” She was also the first one to tell her director ‘Let’s work late tonight so the boys […]

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Vintage Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair’s website has a nifty little feature that I think all you Pictorial readers might get a kick out of. Vintage Vanity Fair allows you to flip through (virtually speaking) a vintage issue of the magazine. The full January 1935 issue is up on their website and a heck of a lot of fun […]

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Pictorial of the Month: Jean Harlow

Jean Harlow’s tragically short 26 years of life were marked with tragedy, disappointments, heartbreak and, of course, a tremendously successful screen career. Her intensely sensual on screen presence ignited American movies and gave the world something it had never before known: the blonde bombshell. She was beautiful, true, but hers was an attainable beauty that […]

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