WorldCat Identities

Stanwyck, Barbara 1907-1990

Works: 1,057 works in 2,649 publications in 8 languages and 34,306 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Romance films  Television mini-series  Christmas films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Costume designer, Other, Author, Contributor, Interviewee, Author of introduction, wpr, Dedicatee, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Barbara Stanwyck
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Most widely held works by Barbara Stanwyck
Double Indemnity by Billy Stanwyck, Barbara Wilder( Visual )

118 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,348 WorldCat member 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
Meet John Doe by Frank Capra( Visual )

176 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A genial homeless unemployed baseball pitcher is hoaxed into protesting against existing social evils as a newspaper circulation stunt. He pleas to the "little man" for brotherly love and democratic good will and John Doe clubs are formed. Because of his simple sincerity, he becomes a national hero, but he is shocked when he discovers that it's all a plot by the owner of the paper, who plans to use the voting strength of the clubs to bludgeon his way to power
Christmas in Connecticut by Lioner Houser( Visual )

21 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and held by 1,334 WorldCat member 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 publisher announces that she will host Christmas for an heroic sailor (and for him), her job is on the line
The thorn birds by Stan Marguiles( Visual )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Colleen McCullough's epic novel about an Australian priest torn by personal desires and ambition
The lady Eve by Preston Sturges( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member 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
Ball of fire by Howard Hawks( Visual )

42 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 925 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

24 editions published between 1948 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 835 WorldCat member 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
Stella Dallas by King Vidor( Visual )

40 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 788 WorldCat member 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
The strange love of Martha Ivers by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

88 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 669 WorldCat member 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
Clash by night by Fritz Lang( Visual )

21 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and French and held by 661 WorldCat member 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 Lady Eve by Preston Sturges( Visual )

44 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Eve (Barbara Stanwyck), a calculating card shark, falls for one of her victims, a young millionaire (Henry Fonda). He finds that she has been giving him a fast shuffle and his fondness fades. She works hard to win him back
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member 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. 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( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 479 WorldCat member 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
Titanic( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member 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
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

14 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The president of a furniture company suddenly dies, leaving seven board members locked in a power struggle
Golden boy( Visual )

13 editions published between 1938 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young and gifted violinist earns money for his education by prizefighting
Remember the night by Barbara Stanwyck( Visual )

19 editions published between 1940 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classy shoplifter Lee Leander, on trial for swiping a diamond bracelet, has her case postponed by Assistant District Attorney John Sargent until after Christmas. Taking pity on her, he bails her out of jail. He's driving home to Indiana for the holidays, and when he finds Lee's a Hoosier too, offers to drop her at her mother's on the way. When she's rejected by her mother, he brings her home to his place where his mother, his aunt and their farmhand, Willie, give her a real Christmas and the love she's never had. Inevitably, Lee and John fall in love -- but there's still a trial ahead
Annie Oakley by George Stevens( Visual )

25 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Energetic biographical drama based on the life and legend of sharpshooter Annie Oakley and her on-off relationship with Wild Bill Hickock
Roustabout by John Rich( Visual )

22 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elvis plays a bad-boy singer roaming the highways on his Japanese motorcycle
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The lady Eve The Lady Eve
Christmas in ConnecticutThe lady EveBall of fireSorry, wrong numberThe strange love of Martha IversThe Lady EveGolden boyRemember the nightRoustabout
Alternative Names
Barbara Stanwyck actrice américaine

Barbara Stanwyck actriu estatunidenca

Barbara Stanwyck actriz estadounidense

Barbara Stanwyck aktorka amerykańska

Barbara Stanwyck americká herečka

Barbara Stanwyck Amerikaans actrice

Barbara Stanwyck Amerikai színésznő

Barbara Stanwyck Amerikana nga aktres

Barbara Stanwyck amerikansk skådespelare

Barbara Stanwyck ameriška igralka

Barbara Stanwyck attrice statunitense

Barbara Stanwyck US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Barbara Stanwyck usona aktoro

Barbara Stanwyck yhdysvaltalainen elokuvanäyttelijä

Barbara Stenvik

Bārbara Stenvika

Stanwick, Barbara.

Stanwick Barbara 1907-1990

Stenvik Barbara

Stevens, Barbara R. 1907-1990

Stevens, Ruby.

Stevens, Ruby, 1907-

Stevens Ruby 1907-1990

Stevens Ruby Catherine

Stevens, Ruby Catherine 1907-1990

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Барбара Стануик

Барбара Стенвик

Барбара Стенвик американска глумица

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