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The Lady Gambles

Year:
Duration:
99 min
Genres:
Drama | Film-Noir
IMDB rate:
6.7
Director:
Michael Gordon
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1949-07-18
Filming Locations: Hoover Dam, Arizona-Nevada Border, USA
Cast
Actor
Character
Barbara Stanwyck
Barbara Stanwyck
The Lady Gambles
Robert Preston
David Boothe
Stephen McNally
Horace Corrigan
Edith Barrett
Ruth Phillips
John Hoyt
Dr. Rojac
Elliott Sullivan
Barky
John Harmon
Frenchy
Philip Van Zandt
Chuck (as Phil Van Zandt)
Leif Erickson
Tony
Curt Conway
Bank Clerk
Houseley Stevenson
Pawnbroker
Don Beddoe
Mr. Dennis Sutherland
Nana Bryant
Mrs. Dennis Sutherland
Tony Curtis
Bellboy (as Anthony Curtis)
Peter Leeds
Jack Harrison - Hotel Clerk
Frank Moran
Murphy
Esther Howard
Gross Lady
John Indrisano
Bert
Leo Anthony
Dealer (uncredited)
Polly Bailey
Woman at Slot Machine (uncredited)
William Bailey
Croupier (uncredited)
Al Bayne
Dice Shooter (uncredited)
Willie Bloom
Doorman (uncredited)
Peter Brocco
Horse Player (uncredited)
Ralph Brooks
Casino Patron (uncredited)
George M. Carleton
MacIlwaine, Poker Player (uncredited)
Douglas Carter
Clerk (uncredited)
Bill Cartledge
Johnny - Jockey (uncredited)
Jack Chefe
Casino Patron (uncredited)
James Conaty
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Heinie Conklin
Joe - Gambler (uncredited)
Kenneth Cutler
Clerk (uncredited)
Watson Downs
Lovett (uncredited)
Elmer Doyea
Faro Dealer (uncredited)
Jimmie Dundee
Dice Player (uncredited)
Adolph Faylauer
Horse Player (uncredited)
Eddie Fetherston
Horse Player (uncredited)
Joe Gilbert
Stickman (uncredited)
Harold Goodwin
Westerner (uncredited)
Jack Gordon
Dealer (uncredited)
Beatrice Gray
Nurse (uncredited)
Robert Haines
Nightclub Waiter (uncredited)
Sherry Hall
Horse Player (uncredited)
Sam Harris
Gambling Casino Patron (uncredited)
William Hudson
Horse Player (uncredited)
Donald Kerr
Roulette Croupier (uncredited)
Donna La Barr
B Girl (uncredited)
Mike Lally
Stickman (uncredited)
Perc Launders
Roulette Croupier (uncredited)
Eddie Le Baron
Mexican Stickman (uncredited)
Rex Lease
Guide (uncredited)
Carl M. Leviness
Horse Player (uncredited)
Parke MacGregor
Cigar Clerk (uncredited)
Wilbur Mack
Horse Player (uncredited)
Thomas Martin
Nightclub Waiter (uncredited)
Harry Mayo
Dealer (uncredited)
Francis McDonald
Horse Trainer (uncredited)
Frank McFarland
Dinsmore (uncredited)
Eda Reiss Merin
Minor Role (uncredited)
Harold Miller
Casino Patron (uncredited)
Howard M. Mitchell
Horse Player (uncredited)
Ralph Montgomery
Pete, Bartender (uncredited)
Forbes Murray
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
William J. O'Brien
Betting Man at Racetrack (uncredited)
Jerry Paris
Horse Player (uncredited)
Manuel París
Mexican Croupier (uncredited)
Jack Perrin
Gambler (uncredited)
Al Rhein
Stickman (uncredited)
Cosmo Sardo
Man on Dance Floor (uncredited)
Jeffrey Sayre
Stickman (uncredited)
Charles Sherlock
Dealer (uncredited)
George Spaulding
Dr. McCann (uncredited)
Jack Stoney
Dice Player (uncredited)
Charles Sullivan
Dice Player (uncredited)
Jim Toney
Horse Player (uncredited)
Billy Wayne
Stickman (uncredited)
Eric Wilton
Hotel Guest (uncredited)
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Trivia
Lux Video theater did an adaptation of the story in 1955 with Martha Hyer, Lyle Bettger, 'Anthony Caruso', and Barbara Pepper in the four principle roles.
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"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on December 14, 1950 with Barbara Stanwyck and Stephen McNally reprising their film roles.
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Hours before Howard Unruh went on a shooting rampage that eventually killed 13 people, he told police interrogators he planned his crime while watching the double feature "The Lady Gambles/"I Cheated the Law" three times in a Philadelphia theater. He claimed Barbara Stanwyck's character reminded him of one of his intended victims. The horrendous crime took place in Camden, N.J. 6 September 1949.
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Goofs
Reflected in the bus window that Joan is on.
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Quotes
David Boothe: [to Joan standing atop the Hoover Dam] They tell me there's never been a single suicide off here, yet back in Chicago they drop off those high buildings like flies.
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Horace Corrigan: Go to bed, Mrs. Boothe. If you have to have bad dreams, have them there. They do less damage.
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Horace Corrigan: [to Joan] If you're here for the cure, maybe you and I could get together for dinner.
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Photos from cast
Barbara Stanwyck