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Platinum Blonde

(DVD - 2003 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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"Platinum blonde is a glorious spoof of the newspaper business in New York City during the Depression; Ann Schuyler, a wealthy socialite, meets reporter "Stew" Smith and the two fall madly in love. The comedy begins as she tries to transform him from a ruffian newsman into a convincing gentleman."--Container.
Title: Platinum blonde
[videorecording]
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment, c2003
Edition: Full screen version
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (89 min.) :,sd., b&w ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: Columbia Pictures Corporation ; a Frank Capra production ; producer, Harry Cohn ; story, Harry E. Chandlee, Douglas W. Churchill ; screenplay, Dorothy Howell, Jo Swerling ; director, Frank Capra
Notes: Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy
Special features: scene selection; trailers
Originally released as a motion picture in 1931
Summary: "Platinum blonde is a glorious spoof of the newspaper business in New York City during the Depression; Ann Schuyler, a wealthy socialite, meets reporter "Stew" Smith and the two fall madly in love. The comedy begins as she tries to transform him from a ruffian newsman into a convincing gentleman."--Container.
ISBN: 0767834275
Branch Call Number: DVD Comedy PLATINUM
Credits: Director of photography, Joseph Walker ; editor, Gene Milford.
Performers: Loretta Young, Robert Williams, Jean Harlow, Louise Closser Hale, Halliwell Hobbes, Reginald Owen, Edmund Breese, Don Dillaway, Walter Catlett.
System Details: DVD
Other Language: English dialogue, Japanese or French subtitles; Closed-captioned
Subject Headings: Man-woman relationships Drama Socialites Drama Reporters and reporting New York (State) New York Drama
Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Comedy films
Topical Term: Man-woman relationships
Socialites
Reporters and reporting
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In Frank Capra's 1931 comedy salty Smith marries sultry rich girl Jean Harlow, but perhaps fellow reporter Loretta Young is a better match.


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Jul 12, 2011
  • KerrAvon rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Charming and witty, hats off to the whole team!

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