$5.72M, Approved 1938, Always Goodbye .wpdt-c .wpDataTablesWrapper table.wpDataTable { Director: Stars: 1948, The Other Love Fiona Gaylord Yeah Bruce’s sources weren’t that impressed with Stella Dallas, which was her signature role for a while back in the 1930s. 9. 1 Episode (1959), Walk On The Wild Side 1942, The Great Man's Lady Teenage Ruby Stevens entered the chorus as a Ziegfeld Girl and at age 19 she was christened “Barbara Stanwyck” by the producer of a Broadway play named Willard Mack who not only cast her, but also rewrote her part to take advantage of her considerable talent. Hannah Sempler Annie Oakley | Steve’s Barbara Stanwyck’s You Tube Video, Most 100 Million Dollar Movies of All-Time, https://www.amazon.com/Rating-Movie-Stars-Joel-Hirschhorn/dp/0517414449, Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (2020), Sort Barbara Stanwyck movies by co-stars of her movies, Sort Barbara Stanwyck movies by adjusted domestic box office grosses using current movie ticket cost (in millions), Sort Barbara Stanwyck movies by yearly domestic box office rank. I would never have gotten the Baby Faced Duke in that still – he’d be disappointed in me! After the success of the The Noose she decided to change her name. Lists that rank the greatest performers to hit the large and small screens. 1964, The Night Walker 1943, The Gay Sisters Barbara Stanwyck, Walter Huston. Rating You can vote for up to 6 movies! | 89 min Walter Brennan, Approved Samuel Fuller Kathy leaves the newspaper business to marry homicide detective Bill but is frustrated by his lack of ambition and the banality of life in the suburbs. . Scary Movie 6. | I take it you didn’t wake up half the neighbourhood when Cary died? 2. It was therefore her talent that caught the eye of a film producer and, with fellow Broadway actor and husband Frank Fay, brought her to Hollywood. Elisabeth Lane Ok before we get started on this Barbara Stanwyck movie page let’s get some behind the scenes information out of the way. Sort Barbara Stanwyck movies by Ultimate Movie Rankings (UMR) Score. Hey Bob….interesting memory about McCrea and Union Pacific. Director: 1931, Ladies Of Leisure — Barbara Stanwyck. When the head of a large manufacturing firm dies suddenly from a stroke, his vice presidents vie to see who will replace him. Learn how your comment data is processed. background-color: rgba(197,225,251,0.62) !important; Lt. Agatha Stewart | (1932) $51.10 million adjusted worldwide box office, These Wilder Years (1956) $38.00 million adjusted worldwide box office, This Is My Affair (1937) $171.70 million adjusted worldwide box office, To Please A Lady (1950) $146.40 million adjusted worldwide box office, Two Mrs. Carrolls, The (1947) $219.10 million adjusted worldwide box office, Woman in Red, The (1935) $43.40 million adjusted worldwide box office. Comment 2…..I hope you are right….but as time passes that becomes less and less of a possibility. Barbara Stanwyck in 1948’s Sorry Wrong Number, Year I have heard the marriage of Taylor and Stanwyck might have been a “beard” for her….not that it matters….just interesting if that was the case. Join now and receive a *free* Roku streaming stick with your annual subscription: Depreciating Black Dramas for ‘Black Joy’, Back to the Drive-In: How the Beloved Past of Outdoor Theaters Can Help Us Imagine their (Suddenly…. | She signed on with Columbia Pictures after coming to national attention with Frank Capra’s Ladies of Leisure (1930), and began to solidly establish herself as an actress to be reckoned with. Kathy Fearing murder is afoot, Lora attempts to save the children with the aid of a kindly bootlegger (Ben Lyon), and her wisecracking roommate (Joan Blondell). 3. | 2 It’s true that most of us have our fixations and I can remember an occasion when several of my shipyard mates got into a fierce debate about who was the Greatest Movie Star ever and one guy kept insisting that “Big Wayne’s the daddy of them all.” I though him rather self-opinionated but he was twice my size so I’m sure you’ll appreciate I had to offer him some support. Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone 7. Ann Richards, Lora Hart But when her past catches up with her, Joan ends up sans fiancé and on the run from her hoodlum ex. Bank manager Jimmy McCoy (John Wayne) finds her a job in the bank only to be cast aside as she hooks up with the bank’s president. Robert Wise Hard to believe that was 30 years ago. Your email address will not be published. A New Yorker State Of Mind. ), Bob, I can’t imagine any film topping The Godfather’s 9.6 score, Schindler’s List? 1956, These Wilder Years 1933, Ladies They Talk About 1946 An average Barbara Stanwyck movie grosses $87.10 million in adjusted box office gross. Barbara Stanwyck is the Godmother of Tori Spelling. Paul Douglas, Need to know which Barbara Stanwyck movie got the best reviews from critics and audiences and which got the worst reviews? Meet John Doe (1941) | in Baby Face, with Robert Preston in Union Pacific, terrified in her bed in Sorry Wrong Number, with the very young Heflin and Kirk in Strange Love of Martha Ivers, solo as Stella Dallas, with a happy Fred in Remember the Night and a sombre MacMurray in Double Indemnity. Nan Taylor | “I never give anyone 10/10” he explained. 105 min If you think the best Barbara Stanwyck role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. Stanny’s rise to film stardom was not a case of being just a pretty face — she had unquestionable talent as an actress. 83 min Shawshanks tops the Godfather at IMDb….but that is the only place that happens. Hey Bob….good thoughts on Stanwyck’s movie career and Steve’s video……the most shocking thing to me is that one ONE of her movies won an Oscar in any category……all these great movies….and only 1953’s Titanic is the one that can claim to be an “Oscar winning movie”. Reginald Gardiner, Not Rated 1946, Christmas In Connecticut Barbara Stanwyck appeared in 82 movies from 1929-1964. After a successful stage career, Barbara Stanwyck moved to Hollywood in 1928. Stars: Director: 1 Episode (1964), The Jack Benny Program Drama, Film-Noir, Romance. He was wrong and when I demonstrated that to him he withdrew the comment but would not change his marking. Fred MacMurray, | Nigel Bruce, Not Rated Jeopardy is a 1953 suspense film noir directed by John Sturges. Wife 1 The guy whose interest in movie stars is virtually confined to Cary Grant is actually called Barry and we movie buffs therefore nicknamed him Barry Grant which got me wondering whether Bruce was actually a nickname that they’ve given you over there. Julia Sturges 1950, To Please A Lady Lee Aaker, Not Rated Barbara Stanwyck, 1946 4. 2 COMMENTS ON VIDEO (1) you know Steve until I read your opening quote it never occurred to me how piercing Stanwyck’s eyes were (2) I was pleased that your selection included 10 of her 1950s movies. Hocus Pocus 2. 1943, Flesh And Fantasy During the 1930s, Stanwyck made a string of movies that are emblematic of the “pre-code” era — that period of time when movies were deliciously naughty and fairly free of studio censorship — and remain fresh and exciting today because of Stanwyck’s ability to portray raw, human emotion without any hint of insincerity. Her peak years were between 1937 and 1949. Henry Travers, See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc. 98 min Stanwyck has 2 films scoring 10 out of 10 from my sources – The Lady Eve and Double Indemnity. 1 Watching Union Pacific and then hearing the news connected the two up or obviously I wouldn’t have remember at all when I heard about Joel though to pinpoint the exact I had to look up Joel’s obituary.t. Hey Bob….I agree we all have our favorites….thanks for sharing the stories of Barry Grant and Mr. Wayne….they are greatly appreciated. 1964, The Untouchables Check out Barbara Stanwyck‘s career compared to current and classic actors. Mae Doyle comes back to her hometown a cynical woman. I have pages on Pickford, Gish and DeMille…..but those are one of the few silent stars to get that treatment. Anyway back to business and I thought the standout STILLS were Lobby Card for Night Nurse, with George Brent [I presume?] 1 Episode (2004), Hollywood Collection Richard Fleishcer: Director - Film Noir features. Your comments do tempt me to give them a peek though, I appreciate that. John Sturges “I just wanted to survive and eat and have a nice coat.” — Barbara Stanwyck. They were married 1939 to 1950. 2 The old silent Greats such as Rudolph, Fairbanks Sr, Pickford etc are almost the forgotten era of Hollywood. A family vacationing on the coast of Mexico have to cope with multiple threats to their safety. | Sorry Wrong Number (1948) AA Best Actress Nom This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. The Lady Eve (1941) 69 min 1931, Ten Cents A Dance Robert Ryan, Alphonse Ethier, Passed Her character’s first name in the play was Barbara while another one of the actresses in the play had a last name of Stanwyck. Edward Arnold, Gwen Moore I use three of the sources you use (and we still don’t mesh! Curious about Barbara Stanwyck box office grosses or which Barbara Stanwyck movie picked up the most Oscar® nominations? Richard Basehart, See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc. 23 Episodes (1983-1983), Charlie's Angels She at least got an Oscar nomination for Stella….in Danny Peary’s Alternate Oscar book…he gave the Oscar to Irene Dunne in The Awful Truth….not to mention he gave Cary Grant the Oscar that year too…..the movie The Awful Truth. 1936, Banjo On My Knee The Strange Love of Martha Ivers … | 1952, The Man With A Cloak overflow: visible; Director: font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif !important; Ball of Fire (1941) 5. 1933, Ever In My Heart | Gross: Cora Sutliff Regina Forbes Classy stuff from you easily worth the 98 % rating that my own totals bring it up to for all 50 entries.. You and WH agree on Babs’ Top 4 critically reviewed films and in exact same order. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Gary Cooper, Dora At least we agree on the top 4. | 1938, Internes Can't Take Money 1939, Golden Boy Gary Cooper, Errol Flynn, 1941 5. 1953, Titanic Presumably Fred’s unique top billing generally was because he had the real lead in the film, the story being told in voice -over as well through his eyes and he was seldom if ever off the screen. 1941 He had a small role in Baby Face and I was lucky to find that still with Babs. Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) 8. Pearl 141,356 Barbara Stanwyck, Speaking of Oscar® talk….here is a crazy piece of trivia. } 1954, Witness To Murder