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Jean Harlow on Radio

Jean Harlow on radioJean Harlow made several radio appearances including a rare performance –Madame Sans-Gene for Lux Radio Theater, broadcast live from Hollywood on 12/14/36.

At left, Jean Harlow performing the title role of Madame Sans-Gene

If you would like to obtain an audio cassette copy of this radio show, I suggest that you visit Jerry Haendiges’ website: The Vintage Radio Place. He has an enormous collection of old time radio shows, including Madame San-Genes, and will make dubs at a very nominal cost.

Robert Taylor and Jean Harlow rehearsing for radio performance.
The cast rehearses: Robert Taylor, Jean Harlow, Claude Rains and C. Henry Gordon

JEAN HARLOW RADIO APPEARANCES

Source – “Bombshell: The Life and Death of Jean Harlow” by David Stenn

All broadcasts orignated from Hollywood unless otherwise noted.

Thanking Mr. Hughes at Hell's Angels permiere
Thanking Mr. Hughes at Hell’s Angels premiere
  • WDAF, Kansas City (NBC affiliate) – interview, 11/20/30
  • Lucky Strike Dance Orchestra (NBC) – guest appearance, 12/1/31
  • Lucky Strike Dance Orchestra (NBC) – guest appearance, 12/17/31
  • Grand Hotel premiere (NBC) – greets radio audience at Grauman’s Chinese Theater, 4/29/32
Attending Grand Hotel premiere with Paul Bern
Attending Grand Hotel premiere with Paul Bern
  • Queen Christina premiere (CBS) – greets radio audience at Grauman’s Chinese Theater, 2/9/34
  • Hollywood on the Air (NBC) – guest appearance, 1933-34 season
  • Hollywood Hotel (CBS) – interviewed by Louella Parsons, 10/19/34
  • On-the-air with Louella Parsons
On the air with Louella Parsons
On the air with Louella Parsons
  • Hollywood Hotel (CBS) – performed scenes from China Seas with Clark Gable and Rosalind Russell, 8/9/35
  • Elza Schallert Reviews (NBC) – interview, 8/28/36
  • Lux Radio Theater (CBS) – performance of Madame Sans-Genes with Robert Taylor, Claude Rains, C. Henry Gordon and host Cecil B. De Mille, 12/14/36
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Birthday Ball, Washington, D.C. (CBS, NBC) – in attendance at presidential birthday festivities at the Wardman Park Hotel, 1/30/37
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With Eleanor Roosevelt at FDR’s birthday celebration

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