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Ladies They Talk About (1933)

Unrated | | Crime, Drama, Romance | 4 February 1933 (USA)
Attractive Nan, member of a bank-robbery gang, goes to prison thanks to evangelist Dave Slade...who loves her.

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Gun moll Nan Taylor, caught after an otherwise successful bank robbery, falls for radio crusader David Slade and confides her guilt to him. Much to her surprise, he turns her in. As a "new fish" at San Quentin, Nan fits right in, but won't see Slade, who still loves her. Then she learns that her former partners in crime, Don and Dutch, are on the other side of the wall in the men's section...and have an escape plan. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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Women in Prison  »

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The play had a production in Los Angeles, California, USA, with co-author Dorothy Mackaye in the lead. See more »

Goofs

While she waits for her co-conspirators to break through the wall in her cell, Nan is shown starting the gramophone twice. See more »

Quotes

Rally Older Woman: If David Slade was District Attorney, he'd do something! I wish he was my son.
Rally Younger Woman: I wish he was my boyfriend!
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Soundtracks

If I Could Be with You
(1926) (uncredited)
Music by James P. Johnson
Lyrics by Henry Creamer
Played on a guitar by a prisoner and sung by Lillian Roth
(to picture of Joe E. Brown)
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Very good early Stanwyck drama reminds she's so good at being bad.
16 September 1998 | by See all my reviews

This is a fine example of the Barbara Stanwyck fans would come to know in future years. Her role is tough as nails (remember this production is pre -code) and no-nonsense but still smooth and sexy. One of the best of Stanwyck's early work.


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