Joan Crawford

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Author and broadcaster Sarah Churchwell describes the spell that female film stars of the 1930's and 40's have over her.. From Jean Harlow, the blonde bombshell, to someone the author came to admire later in life. Why? Because this star tried too hard, was unrelenting, was altogether frightening. She now thinks about Joan Crawford - the 'working girl'. Producer Duncan Minshull.

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