A compelling portrait of one of Hollywoodas most invincible women, the late Barbara Stanwyck. A most unusual movie star, Stanwyck was an actress of considerable and neglected talent who elevated every role she had, a woman whose personal life matched the rocky road of her career. Whispered to be among Hollywoodas scandalous asewing circle, a a group of internationally famous actresses who hid their potentially career-ending lesbianism and bisexuality, Stanwyck kept her liaisons a secret. Despite her steely resolve and her image as a take-control kind of woman, Stanwyck suffered from turbulent marriages and relationships, including her sensational marriage to, and divorce from, the abusive Robert Taylor. Madsen provides a fresh look at this fascinating, complex screen goddess, offering provocative and shocking details from one of Hollywoodas most interesting lives.In January 1960, NBC announced the start of aThe Barbara Stanwyck Showa Monday nights at ten for the 1960a61 ... her a news conference at which she was much too forthright for the insipid celebrity reporters and the TV Guide interviewer .
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