I based her on the great movie star goddesses of the '30s ... She’s a little bit of Mae West, Barbara Stanwyck and Jean Harlow all wrapped into one.
really stole focus from Barbara Stanwyck, who was of course a formidable presence ... Later I realized I'd seen her on screen any number of times, playing a maid or a nightclub singer, often uncredited. And I didn't know who she was.
When I read the script, I thought, 'There's a way of doing this that is like an old-fashioned villainess, getting off on being bad, like Bette Davis or Barbara Stanwyck.' It seems to have gone out of fashion a bit, that.More quotes »
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Bookslut | Barbara Stanwyck: A Miracle Woman by Dan Callahan
prompted her only suicide attempt. Despite Taylor's affairs with Lana Turner and Ava Gardner, he was rumored to be gay. Barbara Stanwyck was rumored to be in a relationship with Helen Ferguson, her publicist; however Callahan does not spend much time on these from Bookslut Read more »
Why Has Ewan McGregor Never Been Nominated for an Oscar? (Statuesque)
as he gets beat mercilessly and someone tries to kill him as he convalesces. Part Jimmy Stewart inRear Window, part Barbara Stanwyck in Sorry, Wrong Number, McGregor brings a cutting humor to what could have devolved into a genre mess. PopMatters added this from PopMatters Read more »
Majors Talks Farrah, 'Dallas'
watch it all the time," he said. "FOX is my favorite channel.”) FOX411: You first became famous on "The Big Valley" with Barbara Stanwyck. Lee Majors: She took me under her wing. She was a disciplinarian and taught me. The main thing was to be on time, know from FOX News Read more »
Ball of Fire
endured as famously as some of her iconic peers, Stanwyck's film catalog can go toe-to-toe with any of them. NW Film Center's Barbara Stanwyck retrospective is as much a showcase for the actress' immensely likeable screen persona as it is a survey of the workmanlike from The Portland Mercury Read more »
Scandals of Classic Hollywood: The Many Faces of Barbara Stanwyck
National. But she couldn’t be Ruby Stevens — the producers thought it sounded, well, too burlesque. And so she became Barbara Stanwyck: smooth off the tongue, with a bite at the end. Stanwyck had an awesome, deep voice, and her new husband, Frank Fay, whom from The Hairpin Read more »