The Five Best Joan Crawford Movies of Her Career

TVOvermind | 3/21/2012 | Tom
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Despite being known as one of the most dazzling and sensational stars of her time Joan Crawford didn’t have an easy life growing up. She didn’t even know her stepfather wasn’t her real father until her brother told her. She was also molested by her stepfather until she was sent away to school, so one can only imagine just how disturbing her life had gotten at one point. Throughout everything however she was enchanted by a life on the stage and seemed to be most at ease when thinking about acting, though she didn’t manage to get much schooling in during her younger years either due to injury or to the fact that she was working more than studying for a good chunk of her life. But eventually she did make her big break into show business and people began to realize her greatness after a while.

Here are just a few of her best movies.

Winners - Losers - Movie - Crystal - Woman

It’s hard to tell if there’s really any winners or losers in this movie since Crystal, the woman that Crawford plays, is kind of resigned to the fact that she’s attractive enough to steal men away from their wives be it a beneficial thing for her or not. In fact it seems more likely that the wives in this movie are the antagonists at times as they’re horrible gossips and are so keen to cause trouble in one another’s lives by spreading rumors that should probably stay in-house as much as possible. Crystal is not a good person by any means as she doesn’t want anything to do with a stepchild and cheats on her new husband when they’re married, but she’s honest about it at least at the end.

There seems to be a lot of infidelity in these older movies as it must have been...
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