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Barbara Stanwyck

'Positively the same dame!'

By Mark Feeney
Globe Staff / July 15, 2007

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There's a moment in "Ball of Fire" (1941) that gives Barbara Stanwyck her due. A chorus girl on the lam, she somehow winds up in a house inhabited by eight bachelor encyclopedia-writers. (Don't ask.) The only female they regularly see is their housekeeper. One look at Stanwyck, and her finger starts to wag. "That is the kind of woman," she ... (Full article: 1454 words)

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