Stanwyck TCM Film Festival

August 2008 - Stanwyck Film Marathon

Barbara Stanwyck

TCM runs Ruby Catherine Stevens' [aka Barbara Stanwyck ]
movies all day on August 19, 2008

More on Barbara Stanwyck here

As part of their "Summer under the Stars" month long an-actor-a-day festival, TCM has an animated promo for their Stanwyck schedule which also gives a synopsis of each of her films they're showing (they're also including Richard Schickel's 1991 documentary "Fire and Desire" which has appeared a number times on both AMC and TCM).

Stanwyck

Here is a breakdown of all the titles the TCM Cable Television and Satellite channel will be running on August 19 (all times are Eastern United States):

6:00am [Documentary] Barbara Stanwyck: Fire and Desire (1991)
Barbara Stanwyck's multi-faceted career reveals uncanny reflections of her off-screen life.
Cast: Sally Field, Barbara Stanwyck, Gary Cooper. Dir: Richard Schickel. C-46 mins

7:00am [Drama] Illicit (1931)
Young free-thinkers turn conventionally jealous when they marry.
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, James Rennie, Ricardo Cortez. Dir: Archie Mayo. BW-80 mins

8:30am [Drama] Ten Cents A Dance (1931)
A taxi dancer with a jealous husband finds herself falling for a wealthy client.
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Ricardo Cortez, Monroe Owsley. Dir: Lionel Barrymore. BW-77 mins,

10:00am [Drama] Night Nurse (1931)
A nurse discovers that the children she's caring for are murder targets.
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Ben Lyon, Clark Gable. Dir: William A. Wellman. BW-72 mins

11:15am [Drama] Forbidden (1932)
On an ocean voyage, a librarian falls for a married man.
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, Ralph Bellamy. Dir: Frank Capra. BW-85 mins

12:45pm [Romance] Shopworn (1932)
A waitress falls for a wealthy young man but has to fight his mother to find happiness.
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Regis Toomey, Zasu Pits. Dir: Nick Grinde. BW-66 mins

2:00pm [Drama] Ever In My Heart (1933)
During World War I, a woman suspects her husband of being a German spy.
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Otto Kruger, Ralph Bellamy. Dir: Archie Mayo. BW-68 mins

3:15pm [Drama] Baby Face (1933)
A beautiful schemer sleeps her way to the top of a banking empire.
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, John Wayne. Dir: Alfred E. Green. BW-76 mins

4:45pm [Comedy] The Bride Walks Out (1936)
A model weds a struggling engineer then has her own struggles with domesticity.
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Gene Raymond, Robert Young. Dir: Leigh Jason. BW-81 mins

6:15pm [Comedy] You Belong to Me (1941)
A playboy marries a woman doctor then grows jealous of her male patients.
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Edgar Buchanan. Dir: Wesley Ruggles. C-95 mins

8:00pm [Suspense/Mystery] The Locked Door(1929)
A woman once kidnapped by a wealthy womanizer tries to save her sister from him Cast: Rod La Rocque, Barbara Stanwyck, William 'Stage' Boyd. Dir: George Fitzmaurice. BW-74 mins

9:17pm [Short Film] Short Film: One Reel Wonders: Hot Sands (1931)

9:30pm [Suspense/Mystery] The File On Thelma Jordon (1950)
A woman seduces a District Attorney and pulls him into a web of theft and murder.
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Paul Kelly. Dir: Robert Siodmak. BW-100 mins

11:15pm [Suspense/Mystery] Witness To Murder (1954)
A woman fights to convince the police that she witnessed a murder.
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, George Sanders, Gary Merrill. Dir: Roy Rowland. BW-82 mins

12:45am [Suspense/Mystery] Crime Of Passion (1957)
An executive's wife barters sex for her husband's business success.
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Sterling Hayden, Raymond Burr. Dir: Gerd Oswald. BW-86 mins

2:15am [Romance] Clash By Night (1952)
An embittered woman seeks escape in marriage, only to fall for her husband's best friend.
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan, Marilyn Monroe. Dir: Fritz Lang. BW-105 mins, TV-PG [Close Captioned]

4:00am [Romance] B.F.'s Daughter (1948)
A professor doesn't know his wife is an heiress.
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Charles Coburn. Dir: Robert Z. Leonard. BW-108 mins, TV-PG


Barbara Stanwyck and Van Heflin

Click to enlarge this image of Barbara Stanwyck and Van Heflin
from The Strange Love of Martha Ivers


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