Tag: Barbara Stanwyck

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 […]

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 […]

Past Imperfect – #106

Fred was somewhat taken aback that his companion would do such a thing in a grocery store, especially in the dry-goods section, which it no longer was. Barbara didn’t care. When situations arose, you took care of them, and then you moved on. Besides, it would teach that […]

Past Imperfect – #487

Real Barbara: “I just don’t understand why I’m not getting the movie roles that I deserve.” Mirror Barbara: “Well, let me see if I can help you out with that. For starters, what’s up with that dress you’re wearing? It says all the wrong things at all the […]