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Stanwyck, Barbara 1907-1990

Works: 810 works in 1,812 publications in 7 languages and 29,685 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Biography  History  Fiction  Melodrama  Detective and mystery stories  Disaster films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Director, Speaker, Interviewee, Contributor, Dedicatee, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Barbara Stanwyck
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Publications by Barbara Stanwyck, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Barbara Stanwyck
Double indemnity by Billy Wilder( visu )
80 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,124 libraries worldwide
"A calculating wife encourages her wealthy husband to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by smitten insurance agent Walter Neff. As the would-be lovers plot the unsuspecting husband's murder, they are pursued by a suspicious claims manager. It's a race against time to get away with the perfect crime in this heart-pounding Academy Award-nominated masterpiece"--Container
The lady Eve by Preston Sturges( visu )
34 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,708 libraries worldwide
A conniving father and daughter meet up with the heir to a brewery fortune-- a wealthy but naïve snake enthusiast-- and attempt to bamboozle him at a cruise ship card table. Their plan is quickly abandoned when the daughter falls in love with their prey. But when the heir gets wise to her gold-digging ways, she must plot to re-conquer his heart
Meet John Doe by Frank Capra( visu )
139 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,478 libraries worldwide
Social commentary on the threat of cynicism and fascism to democracy. A corrupt politician attempts to further his evil ambitions by exploiting the appeal of a naive "John Doe."
Christmas in Connecticut by Lioner Houser( visu )
11 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in English and held by 1,166 libraries worldwide
A famous food writer lies about living on a farm, raising her children and being a good cook. In reality she is an unmarried New Yorker who can't boil an egg. When her editor says she will spend Christmas with a heroic sailor, her job is on the line
Stella Dallas by King Vidor( visu )
35 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 940 libraries worldwide
Stella, an uncouth, lower-class woman, marries wealthy, well-bred Stephen Dallas to escape her poor surroundings. When their class differences lead to divorce, she undergoes a self-sacrificing struggle to give their daughter a better life, away from her damaging influence
Titanic by Jean Negulesco( visu )
28 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 889 libraries worldwide
Determined to remove her family from the superficial, high-society world in which her husband is engrossed, a woman flees to America along with her children on the R.M.S. Titanic. Learning of her plan her husband buys a steerage ticket in the hopes of reconciling with his family. But when fate steps in, the family faces an unimaginable challenge and the possibility of separation from each other forever
Ball of fire by Howard Hawks( visu )
39 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 848 libraries worldwide
Realizing they have to hear how real people talk, a group of lexicographers end up assisting a beautiful singer get away from the mob
Sorry, wrong number by Lucille Fletcher( visu )
9 editions published between 1948 and 2003 in English and held by 807 libraries worldwide
Young, rich, bedridden Barbara Stanwyck dials a telephone number one night and overhears two men plotting the murder of an unidentified woman. She becomes frantic. Her terror is intensified by mysterious calls from an old college rival and a friend of her father. With time running out, Stanwyck pieces evidence together that leads her to suspect that it is her husband who wants her murdered
Clash by night by Fritz Lang( visu )
16 editions published between 1952 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 632 libraries worldwide
A party girl decides she has had enough of the wild lifestyle and returns to her childhood home, where she finds security with a new husband but soon finds herself in an affair with his best friend
The strange love of Martha Ivers by Lewis Milestone( visu )
67 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 630 libraries worldwide
A woman kills her wealthy aunt in a row over the woman's boyfriend; another man protects the woman from prosecution in return for her agreement to marry him; eighteen years later the boyfriend returns and the woman openly renews her romance with him
The thorn birds by Stan Marguiles( visu )
17 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 612 libraries worldwide
The epic story of a priest torn between God and human passion and a beautiful girl desiring only what she cannot have, spanning five decades of ambition, fear, longing and revenge, and set against the vast horizons of Australia's Outback
Forbidden Hollywood collection ( visu )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 542 libraries worldwide
In the early 1930's, before Hollywood began enforcing a self-imposed Production Code, many films allowed for extraordinary frankness including nudity, adultery and prostitution. In this restored and remastered three-movie collection, three daring young actresses are featured in racy, riveting star vehicles. In this restored and remastered three-movie collection, three daring young actresses are featured in racy, riveting star vehicles. Jean Harlow is a red-headed secretary who hooks the company's married boss, while carrying on with chauffeur Charles Boyer. A young soldier is forced to give up Mae Clarke when his well-to-do family learns she's a prostitute, in Waterloo Bridge. Finally baby-faced Barbara Stanwyck sleeps her way up the corporate ladder in a New York bank, not caring who gets hurt
The furies by Anthony Mann( visu )
9 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 484 libraries worldwide
In 1870s New Mexico Territory, megalomaniacal widowed ranch owner T.C. Jeffords butts heads with his daughter, Vance, a firebrand with serious daddy issues, over her dowry, choice of husband, and finally, ownership of the land itself
Forbidden Hollywood collection ( visu )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 436 libraries worldwide
Three on a match: Although Vivian Revere is seemingly the most successful of a trio of reunited schoolmates, she throws it away by descending into a life of debauchery and drugs
Executive suite by Robert Wise( visu )
10 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 401 libraries worldwide
The president of a furniture company suddenly dies, leaving seven board members locked in a power struggle
Golden boy ( visu )
9 editions published between 1938 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 375 libraries worldwide
A young and gifted violinist earns money for his education by prizefighting
Annie Oakley by George Stevens( visu )
19 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Energetic biographical drama based on the life and legend of sharpshooter Annie Oakley and her on-off relationship with Wild Bill Hickock
The big valley ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
The Barkleys are the wealthiest and most powerful family in California's San Joaquin Valley in the 1870s, owning and controlling cattle herds, gold mines, citrus groves, and logging camps. Follow their joys and heartache in this Western soap opera
Roustabout by Elvis Presley( visu )
12 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 302 libraries worldwide
Elvis plays a bad-boy singer roaming the highways on his Japanese motorcycle
Samuel Fuller's forty guns ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
Tougher-than-nails landowner Jessica Drummond has ruled over her county in Arizona with such power that even the local sheriff won't stand up to her. And when gunslinger-turned-U.S. marshal Griff Bonnell and his brothers seek to restore law and order, they meet with harsh resistance, that is until Jessica falls in love with Bonnell. But when the man's brother is murdered and the two families become bitter enemies, Jessica's loyalty is divided, and Bonnell faces his biggest moral dilemma : how to avenge his brother's death and still maintain his vow of non-violence.--Container
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Stanwick, Barbara
Stanwick Barbara 1907-1990
Stevens, Barbara R. 1907-1990
Stevens, Ruby 1907-
Stevens Ruby 1907-1990
Stevens, Ruby Catherine
Stevens, Ruby Catherine 1907-1990
English (528)
Spanish (16)
French (9)
German (5)
Russian (1)
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