The Barbara Stanwyck Collection
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck & Preston Foster
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin &
Polly Fulton is the only
of rich industrialist B.F. Fulton. She is about to marry the man of her
dreams, attorney Robert Tasmin, then she meets the intellectual Thomas
Brett. They fall in love and soon they marry. Brett has always been
to the wasteful lifestyle of the rich, and the anger he feels, when he
realizes that he has through his marriage become on of the rich, is
against his wife.
Ball of Fire
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Dana Andrews
& Gary Cooper
Sexy, wisecracking nightclub singer Sugarpuss O'Shea
a hot tomato who needs to be kept on ice: mobster boyfriend Joe Lilac
suspected of murder and Sugarpuss' testimony could put him away. Naive
Professor Bertram Potts meets Miss O'Shea while researching an article
on slang and in true romantic comedy fashion the two worlds collide.
Miss O'Shea hides out with Potts and his fellow professors, everyone
something new: the professors how to cha-cha and Potts the meaning of
Banjo On My Knee
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Buddy Ebsen & Walter Brennan
Breakfast for Two
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck & Herbert Marshall
Playboy Jonathan Blair wakes up after a night on the
to find that Texan Valentine Ransome has escorted him home. Val is
to Jonathan but, finding that his life is aimless and his family
company almost bankrupt, she decides to reform him first and marry him
later. Aiding her is Jonathan's unctuous butler, Butch; in her way is
fiancée, ditzy actress Carol. Lots of slapstick.
The Bride Walks Out
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Young
& Gene Raymond
Carolyn and Michael fall in love and decide to
However, Michael insists that Carolyn quit her job. She soon finds that
the two of them cannot make ends meet on his salary alone, so she gets
a job and tries to keep it a secret from him.
Ever in My Heart
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Otto Kruger
& Ralph Bellamy
In 1909 Mary Archer, daughter of small-town
awaits the return from Germany of sometime beau Jeff. But Jeff brings
him a German friend, Hugo Wilbrandt, who loves and marries Mary. Hugo
the faculty of a small college and the Wilbrandts prosper...until the
of World War I brings a storm of anti-German hatred. Resulting troubles
so embitter Hugo that he regrets his American citizenship.
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, William Holden,
June Allyson, Frederic March, Shelley Winters,
Walter Pidgeon, Nina Foch, Dean Jagger
& Tim Considine
The File on Thelma Jordan
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Paul Kelly
& Joan Tetzell
Thelma Jordon is in love with a jewel thief, Tony Laredo, and he persuades her to go live with her rich aunt, and steal her jewels. During the robbery, she shoots her formerly rich aunt, but makes it look like an outside job. Cleve Marshall, an assistant district attorney, is assigned the case, promptly falls in love with Thelma (and she with him), and he maneuvers and presents the state's case against her in such a manner that she wins an acquittal. And, then, Tony shows up. And nothing, from this point, works out favorable for Thelma, Clive or Tony.
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Barry Sullivan
& Dean Jagger
A gunfighter-turned-lawman and his brothers find
up against an outlaw gang led by a wealthy woman.
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Pat O'Brien & Joel McCrea
A business-like syndicate runs all the gambling
in town; least profitable is honest Mike Lee's. Under pressure to allow
cheating, Mike "walks out," leaving tough-minded daughter Lady Lee to
a living the only way she knows. She soon becomes a success gambling
the rich, but, falling out with the syndicate, she considers the
proposal of blueblood Garry Madison. Can such a match work despite
and old associations.
His Brother's Wife
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck & Robert Taylor
Rita Wilson meets epidemologist Chris Claybourne and
fall in love with each other. When Claybourne leaves for the tropics to
find a cure against a disease, Wilson gets her revenge by marrying
brother although she still loves him.
House That Would Not Die
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Egan,
Michael Anderson Jr & Kitty Wynn
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Barry Sullivan
& Ralph Meeker
A Lady Lost
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Frank Morgan
& Lyle Talbot
Two days before Marian and Ned are to be married, he
killed by the husband of a woman he was seeing on the side. Marian
withdrawn and they send her to the Canadian Rockies for rest. While on
a walk, she accidentally falls off a ledge and twists her ankle. She is
found and rescued by Dan Forrester and his dog Sandy. He visits Marian
every day even though she is still bitter. When it is time to go, he
her to marry him and she accepts even though she will never love again.
Back home in Chicago, Dan dotes on Marian and even builds a house in
country for his 'perfect wife'. Everything is going well until Marian
a brash young transport owner named Frank. She rejects his advances,
he persists. When Dan leaves on business, Frank entertains her every
and Marian realizes that she may find love again after all.
The Mad Miss Manton
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck & Henry Fonda
Madcap debutante Melsa Manton finds a body in a
deserted house. Of course, the police don't believe her. Stung by Peter
front page editorial decrying her "prank," Melsa enlists seven fellow
debs to help her investigate. The wisecracking young ladies proceed to
circles around the police, the suspects, and the press.
After Florence Fallon's father
fired from the church where he preached for many years, she becomes
and loses faith. She teams up with Horsby, a con man, and performs fake
miracles for profit. But the love and trust of a blind man restores her
faith in God and her fellow man.
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent & Eve Arden
Tongues begin to wag when a lonely widow
romantically involved with a military man. Problems arise when the
filtered down to her own children.
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Regis Toomey & Zasu Pitts
A poor but honest and hardworking waitress from way across the tracks meets and falls in love with a college student from the upper-stuffy class, but the Mama of the intended objects to the romance. Her objections even lead her to having the waitress framed and sent to a prison work-farm for three months. Upon her release, the waitress finds instant stardom in the show business...and the social class she was lacking. Big Mama withdraws her objections.
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Bette Davis & George Brent
Selina lived well until her
Simeon died. Her aunts sold the estate and put her in a boarding
As an adult she wants to be a teacher in farming country. She falls in
love with and marries Pervus, a Dutch farmer she has been tutoring.
he dies her hopes lie with their son Dirk, who disappoints her by
up architecture for stock brokerage. Her new hope is Roelfe, the son of
her former boardinghouse keeper and a sculptor. Dirk falls in love with
Dallas O'Mara, whom Selina hopes will be the inspiration for her son's
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, John Boles, Alan Hale,
Tim Holt, Anne Shirley & Barbara O’Neil
Stella Martin marries ambitious Stephen Dallas and soon they have a daughter named Laurel. But Stella's vulgar ways and resistance to improving herself lead to divorce. Stephen later marries respectable widow Helen Morrison and Laurel becomes the focus of Stella's life and love. Nothing is too good for Laurel as far as Stella is concerned. Determined to give her all the advantages, she takes Laurel on a trip to an expensive resort where Laurel makes friends with rich kids. After an embarrassing incident, Stella realizes that her daughter would go farther in life without Stella as her mother. Her subsequent sacrifice is shattering.
These Wilder Years
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, James Cagney
& Walter Pidgeon
Successful middle-aged businessman Steve Bradford
to the town where he attended college many years previously. His
has been bothering him since whilst a student, he fathered an
son who was given away to the local orphanage. He returns to the
and meets its current head, Ann Dempster, hoping to persuade her to
him find his son. She refuses but Steve finds himself getting more
at the orphanage and learns many lessons life had failed to teach him.
This is My Affair
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Taylor,
Brian Donlevy & John Carradine
Navy Lt. Richard Perry becomes an undercover man out
discover the leaders of a group of well connected men who pull off bank
robberies during the McKinley administration.
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea
& Earl Holliman
Problems arise when a woman, held captive by the
for years, returns home with her half-Apache son.
Two Mrs. Carrolls
Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Barbara Stanwyck
& Alexis Smith
The Violent Men
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Glenn Ford,
Edward G. Robinson & Brian Keith
Walk on the Wild Side
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Laurence Harvey,
Jane Fonda & Anne Baxter
At the Doll House, a 1930's
Orleans bordello, Hallie is the main attraction both for clients and
Jo, the madame. Her comfortable if tedious life is disrupted by the
in town of Dove Linkhorn, her true love of three years before who is
searching for her. When Linkhorn learns the truth of her profession he
triggers a chain of events involving a number of people, including the
young Kitty with whom he traveled from Texas and who is now the Doll
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