Jean Harlow was a film actress and sex symbol of the 1930s. Harlow was signed by director Howard Hughes, and her first major appearance was in Hell's Angels, followed by a series of critically unsuccessful films before she signed with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1932. . Harlow's popularity rivaled and soon surpassed that of her MGM colleagues Joan Crawford and Norma Shearer.
Cinema, short for cinematography, is often used to refer to the industry of films and filmmaking or to the art of filmmaking itself. The contemporary definition of cinema is the art of simulating experiences to communicate ideas, stories, perceptions, feelings, beauty or atmosphere.