The Barbara Stanwyck Collection
The first film to feature Dr. Kildare, "Internes Can't Take Money" (1937) finds ex-convict Barbara Stanwyck seeking help from the caring medico (Joel McCrea) to save her kidnapped daughter from a gangster. With Lloyd Nolan. An elderly Stanwyck looks back on her romance with frontiersman and eventual U.S. senator McCrea in the sweeping drama "The Great Man's Lady" (1942), co-starring Brian Donlevy. Horse breeder Stanwyck's marriage to author/Civil War buff Robert Cummings is endangered thanks to neighbor Diana Lynn in the comedy "The Bride Wore Boots" (1946). With Robert Benchley, Natalie Wood. "The Lady Gambles" (1949) has Stanwyck being bitten by the gaming bug while visiting Las Vegas with reporter spouse Robert Preston. With Stephen McNally and, as a bellhop, Tony Curtis. After leaving for an affair and a stage career, early 1900s actress Stanwyck tries to reunite with husband Richard Carlson and their children in the Douglas Sirk melodrama "All I Desire" (1953). And toy manufacturer Fred MacMurray sees an escape from a stifling homelife when old flame Stanwyck returns in Sirk's "There's Always Tomorrow" (1956), with Joan Bennett. 8 1/2 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono. Three-disc set.
- Michael Gordon, Irving Pichel, Alfred Santell, Douglas Sirk, William A. Wellman
- Black & White
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Carlson, Fred MacMurray, Robert Preston, Joel McCrea, Robert Cummings, Brian Donlevy, Lyle Bettger, Diana Lynn, Joan Bennett, Lloyd Nolan, Stephen McNally, Stanley Ridges, Patric Knowles, Marcia Henderson, Edith Barrett, William Reynolds, Katherine Stevens, Peggy Wood, Lori Nelson, Pat Crowley, Lee Bowman, John Hoyt, Thurston Hall, Lloyd Corrigan... More