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Barbara Stanwyck – A Pictorial

 

“I’m a tough old broad from Brooklyn. I intend to go on acting until I’m ninety and they won’t need to paste my face with make-up.” ~ Barbara Stanwyck

 

Barbara Stanwyck


 

“Eyes are the greatest tool in film. Mr. Capra taught me that. Sure, it’s nice to say very good dialogue, if you can get it. But great movie acting, watch the eyes!” ~ Barbara Stanwyck

 

Barbara Stanwyck


 

“Put me in the last fifteen minutes of a picture and I don’t care what happened before. I don’t even care if I was IN the rest of the damned thing. I’ll take it in those fifteen minutes.” ~ Barbara Stanwyck

 

Barbara Stanwyck


 

“My only problem is finding a way to play my fortieth fallen female in a different way from my thirty-ninth.” ~ Barbara Stanwyck

 

Barbara Stanwyck in “The Lady Eve” (1941)


 

“It’s perhaps not the future I would choose. I still think it’s possible to make a success of both marriage and career, even though I didn’t. But it’s not a bad future and I’m not afraid of it.” ~ Barbara Stanwyck

 

Barbara Stanwyck in “Lady of Burlesque” (1943)


 

“Career is too pompous a word. It was a job and I have always felt privileged to be paid for doing what I love doing.” ~ Barbara Stanwyck

 

Barbara Stanwyck as a Ziegfeld girl before she became a star. (Photo by Alfred Cheney Johnston, ca. 1924)


 

“I want to go on until they have to shoot me.” ~ Barbara Stanwyck

 

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