December at the Trylon
Barbara Stanwyck was one of the hardest working actresses in Hollywood, performing in 85 films over 38 years. She played the femme fatale, the shut-in, the thief with the heart of gold, and so much more. We’ve chosen to celebrate her with four of our favorites.
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(1940, DCP, 94m) dir Mitchell Leisen w/Fred MacMurray, Beulah Bondi, Elizabeth Patterson. This Preston Sturges-penned comedy has petty thief Lee Leander (Stanwyck) in jail over the holidays. When the District Attorney’s (MacMurray) conscience gets the best of him, he puts up her bail and they embark on a road trip you won’t want to miss. FRI 9:15 SAT 7:00 SUN 7:30
(1945, DCP, 101m) dir Peter Godfrey w/Dennis Morgan, Sydney Greenstreet, S.Z. Sakall. Food writer Elizabeth Lane (Stanwyck) must host a war hero and her boss for a Christmas meal at her family home. The only problem? She can’t cook and isn’t married. It’s no wonder this superbly funny, charming film is a holiday tradition for so many. FRI 7:00 SAT 9:00 SUN 3:00 5:15 MON/TUE 7:00