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Barbara Stanwyck

Sarah Churchwell discusses the work of actress Barbara Stanwyck - the 'tough dame' - who could do more with a raised eyebrow and 'side-eye' than anybody else around.

Author and broadcaster Sarah Churchwell describes the spell that female film stars of the 1930's and 40's have over her.

From stately Katharine Hepburn she moves on to think about Barbara Stanwyck - 'the tough dame' - who could do more with a raised eyebrow and 'side-eye' than anybody else around.

Producer Duncan Minshull.

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