BABY FACE (Alfred E. Green, 1933)

“What chance does a woman got?” For the third consecutive year Barbara Stanwyck acted brilliantly, as Florence Fallon, the Aimee Semple McPherson-character, in Capra’s The Miracle Woman (1931), Selina Peake in Wellman’s So Big (1932) and, here, Lily Powers in Baby Face, which made Time magazine’s 2005 list of the 100 greatest movies ever made. […]