Ladies They Talk About (Women in Prison)
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Ladies They Talk About (Women in Prison)
One of the earliest girls-in-prison yarns, Ladies They Talk About has everything but Ida Lupino as the warden--and had she been in Hollywood at the time, she would probably be here as well. Gun moll Barbara Stanwyck is thrown into San Quentin (which looks more like a summer resort than a house of detention), thanks to her involvement in a bank robbery and the machinations of D.A./preacher David Slade (Preston Foster). It isn't political ambition that motivates Slade: he's in love with Stanwyck, and hopes that her incarceration will rehabilitate her. Instead, Stanwyck becomes a… More
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"This film's only claim to fame was that it established the WIP genre film."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"[Stanwyck is] absolutely stunning, and even if the rest of the film wasn't any good (although it was), she really made it worth watching."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
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