Red-Headed Woman
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Red-Headed Woman
Jack Conway complained about being assigned to direct this comedy, claiming that a woman like the title character had almost ruined his own marriage. In a way he had a point , but only Jean Harlow could have made gold digger Lil Andrews a sympathetic protagonist. And Katherine Brush's racy novel (which first appeared, serial-fashion, in the Saturday Evening Post) could only have been filmed in the pre-Code days of the early 1930s. Helping both star and story is the snappy dialogue written by Anita Loos. Lil is the classic girl "from the wrong side of the tracks" -- she's a… More

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"Harlow is near her stride in this early talkie potboiler."
‑ Steve Crum,
"Its overall tone and Harlow's unbridled (in every sense of the word) wantonness raise the film to the level of a kind of trash masterpiece."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Saucy romantic comedy."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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