Tag Archives: Barbara Stanwyck

Forbidden Hollywood. BABY FACE ( 1933)

Today’s review is courtesy of Cracked Rear Viewer Made before any ratings system was put in place. Baby Face is a movie that made many censors gasp at the idea of a woman being that sexually confident.  If this was … Continue reading

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The Vern gets conned and reviews The Lady Eve.

The Lady Eve (1941) Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn Writers: Monckton Hoffe, Preston Sturges Director: Preston Sturges. A father and daughter con team have just set their sites on the heir to a beer brewing empire named Charles(Fonda).  … Continue reading

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The Vern tries to dial up some suspense but ends up watching “Sorry, Wrong Number” instead.

Sorry, Wrong Number. 1948 Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Burt Lancaster, Ann Richards Writer: Lucille Fletcher Director: Anatole Litvak Barbara Stanwyck plays Leona Stevenson an ailing woman who is confined to a bed because of problems with her heart. One night while … Continue reading

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Forbidden Hollywood: Night Nurse (1931)

This was part of a DVD collection I picked up called Forbidden Hollywood.  This is a great series because it shows movies that were released before the Hayes code was put in to effect as the early ratings system in … Continue reading

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