Tag: Barbara Stanwyck

The Conundrum of Clueless Changes

Van, left: “I can’t believe they’re doing this to me!” Barbara, right: “I can’t believe it, either. Especially since I don’t know what you’re talking about. Who are ‘they’? And do they also want to do things to other people? Like me?” Van: “But I thought you would […]

Past Imperfect – #516

Henry: “Are you sure that we should be doing this right now? What about the other guests at the party?” Barbara: “Don’t be such a fuss. Everyone is having cocktails on the lanai. They’ll be out there for hours, guzzling gin and trying to impress each other with […]

The Corona Chronology: Day 5

Babs, left: “Darling, you know we can’t get too frisky. It wouldn’t do, what with the children right in the next room.” Hank, right: “Damn those little urchins.” Babs: “Such language!” Hank: “Sorry, dear. It’s just that a man has needs that must be met or things get […]

Past Imperfect – #200

Theresa, left: “You could have told me that the window was open. If I had known that, I wouldn’t have slapped my lover and he wouldn’t have fallen out of it.” Barbara, right: “That’s your own personal issue. I have problems of my own. Like this damn skirt […]

Past Imperfect – #572

Barbara: “My goodness, Mr. Fonda, you seem to be clutching my hand with lusty intention. Was it something I said?” Henry: “Well, no. It’s not what you’re saying. It’s what you’re wearing.” Barbara: “Oh, this little number? It’s merely something I threw together at the last minute. The […]

Past Imperfect – #569

Henry: “I yearn for you desperately.” Barbara: “How touching. But as you can see by the perfect curl artfully-arranged on my forehead, I’m not particularly fond of touching. Because it might jack with the curl and I spent far too much time in makeup for such a thing […]

Past Imperfect – #127

Gary: “Why are we touching noses? Do I even know you? Are you from one of those countries where no one understands personal space?” Barbara: “I just wanted to thank you for saving me when I was trapped in that evil garbage disposal. My dress is in tatters, […]

Past Imperfect – #123

Fred had no idea if Barbara was telling the truth about that thing he was supposed to be investigating, but he was fairly certain that if she uncrossed her legs at this moment it would be quite obvious that she had little concern for undergarment propriety. Barbara: “I […]