The Lady Gambles (1949) was a Drama - Film Noir Film directed by Michael Gordon and produced by Michael Kraike.
THE LADY GAMBLES ( 1949 ). THE UNIVERSAL PICTURES BLOGATHONBy Crystal Kalyana on Nov 1, 2015 From In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood
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The Lady Gambles (1949)By Dawn on May 11, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks
The Lady Gambles(1949). Drama. Cast: Barbara Stanwyck and Robert Preston. In Chicago, after Joan is caught with loaded dice during a craps game, she is severely beaten by the men she was cheating. Arriving at the hospital Joan's estranged husband, David Boothe, shares her story with the doctor who ... Read full article
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David Boothe: Have you ever been in Las Vegas?
Dr. Rojac: Where?
David Boothe: Right in the middle of the Nevada desert you bump into a cockeyed oasis. It's a wide-open, 24-hour-a- day carnival that lives off three things - quick marriages, quick divorces, quick money, won and lost. $3 billion changed hands across the gambling table in Nevada last year, 3 billion. Those are the state's official figures and why not? Everybody likes to gamble. It's fun for most people, but for some people, it's a trap. It grabs down deep and won't let go.
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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.
"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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