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New York Magazine
An Homage to the Lovely, Feisty Barbara Stanwyck
Barbara Stanwyck is hard not to love. The varied actress, who is the centerpiece of a Film Forum series starting tomorrow, began in theater in the twenties, wooed crowds in 1935's Annie Oakley, and ensnared them with 1941's The Lady Eve and 1944's Double Indemnity .
"Out of the Furnace," about two suffering brothers in Pennsylvania steel country.
WNYC-AM New York
Stanwyck & Co.
It's a Barbara Stanwyck moment, with a new book just out and a retrospective of her films beginning tomorrow.
Holiday Favorites: Alvaro Rodriguez, 'Ball of Fire'
Welcome to Holiday Favorites, a series in which Slackerwood contributors and our friends talk about the movies we watch during the holiday season, holiday-related or otherwise.
Oh, Brothers: Warner film classics find a new home
An afternoon spent perusing the digital aisles of Warner Archive Instant persuaded me to plunk down 10 bucks a month for a subscription to this distinguished video-on-demand network, launched last spring by the studio that brought us "Casablanca," "The Searchers," "Bonnie and Clyde," "Blazing Saddles," "Blade Runner," "JFK" and "The Dark Knight."
Weekend picks for book lovers
What should you read this weekend? USA TODAY's picks for book lovers include Anita Shreve's new novel about the mysterious "Stella Bain" and a meaty new biography of actress Barbara Stanwyck.
An epic life of Barbara Stanwyck - and it's just Vol. 1
By Bill Desowitz Celebrity biographies are rarely as long and dense as Victoria Wilson's nearly 900-page tome about screen star Barbara Stanwyck .
Stanwyck story reveals lore of old Hollywood
Victoria Wilson's gargantuan biography of Barbara Stanwyck manages to fill 860 glittering pages of text with only the first half of Stanwyck's story.
Barbara Stanwyck film fest Nov. 16-21 at AFI Silver near D.C.
Barbara Stanwyck publicity shot. Her film fest is Nov. 16-21 at AFI Silver Theatre near D.C. What could be better than a Barbara Stanwyck film festival , beginning tomorrow at the AFI Silver Theatre near D.C.? Seeing her films for only $5.
The Huffington Post
Hollywood 'Star' Removed When Gay Actor Becomes a Hermit
One generally doesn't think of the film industry in Hollywood as producing spiritual thinkers, but that's not the case when it comes to David Manners.
TCM Greatest Classic Legends - Barbara Stanwyck
Any DVD collection featuring films of Barbara Stanwyck is a sure-fire bet. In her voluminous screen output, there is scarcely a miss.
The Long Hello
Author Victoria Wilson, vice president and long-time editor at Knopf, has devoted over 15 years and 1,000 pages to what is only the first of a multivolume affair.