• Baby Face
    2 minutes 57 seconds
    Added: Nov 26, 2013


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Baby Face Reviews

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Emanuel Levy

A typical Depression tale of upward mobility and a good vehicle for Barbara Stanwyck; you can spot John Wayne in a small part.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: B

April 30, 2011
Don Willmott

They can't take their eyes off her. You won't be able to either.

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 3.5/5

April 24, 2007
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Engagingly shocking to audiences who think of old movies as quaint and innocent.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 3.5/5

January 24, 2007
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...an amazing film for any age because it is purely about sex. Not X-rated, pornographic sex, but raw, sensual, unequivocal, unmitigated sex, nevertheless.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 7/10

December 24, 2006
Bryant Frazer
Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus

Baby Face is sort of the ultimate pre-Code film, with its repetitive form %u2014 that same come-hither look, that same goggle-eyed assent from the dude on the receiving end %u2014 almost beggaring belief.

Full Review Source: Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus | Original Score: B-

December 6, 2006
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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A fascinatingly conflicted artifact of Depression-era do-me feminism.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 7, 2006
Dennis Schwartz
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Racy melodrama made before the Production Code.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B

March 5, 2006
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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If you've never seen Stanwyck in a pre-Code film, you've never really seen Stanwyck.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 4/4

February 3, 2006
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Inarguably one of the greatest screen actresses of the century, Stanwyck gives one of her strongest performances here, all fire and hunger and pain.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 4/4

February 2, 2006
Emanuel Levy

| Original Score: 3/5

July 18, 2005
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

The peppy title tune over the opening credits hardly prepares you for the sordid story that follows...

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July 14, 2004
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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Well worth looking at.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

January 1, 2000
Mordaunt Hall
New York Times
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August 8, 2006

Time Out
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January 26, 2006

May 24, 2003
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