The Lady Gambles (1949)

05/20/1949 (US) Drama 1h 39m


When Joan Boothe accompanies husband-reporter David to Las Vegas, she begins gambling to pass the time while he is doing a story. Encouraged by the casino manager, she gets hooked on gambling, to the point where she "borrows" David's expense money to pursue her addiction. This finally breaks up their marriage, but David continues trying to help her.

  1. Michael Gordon


  2. Lewis Meltzer


  3. Oscar Saul


  4. Roy Huggins


Top Billed Cast

  1. Barbara Stanwyck

    Barbara Stanwyck

    Joan Phillips Boothe

  2. Robert Preston

    Robert Preston

    David Boothe

  3. Stephen McNally

    Stephen McNally

    Horace Corrigan

  4. Edith Barrett

    Edith Barrett

    Ruth Phillips

  5. John Hoyt

    John Hoyt

    Dr. Rojac

  6. Elliott Sullivan

    Elliott Sullivan


  7. Philip Van Zandt

    Philip Van Zandt

    Chuck Benson

  8. Leif Erickson

    Leif Erickson


  9. Curt Conway

    Curt Conway

    Bank Clerk

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The Lady Gambles
The Lady Gambles

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

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