Frank Capra and Barbara Stanwyck: Cinematic Dream Team

Ladies of Leisure: a tale of romance between two people who fall at opposite ends of the wealth and status spectrum. The Miracle Woman: an exploration of a woman’s struggle to find faith in humanity and in God after the loss of her father, and after her own foray into corrupt evangelism. Forbidden: the story of a woman who has in illegitimate child with a married … Continue reading Frank Capra and Barbara Stanwyck: Cinematic Dream Team

The Miracle Woman (1931)

Florence Fallon (Barbara Stanwyck) is a girl in mourning. She has recently lost her father, who was a preacher for many years at a local church. Soon before his death, Mr. Fallon was fired from the church, leading Florence to become extremely bitter. As a result of the congregation’s treatment of her father, Florence loses her faith. She becomes disillusioned with the church. And so … Continue reading The Miracle Woman (1931)