Ball of Fire

Barbara Stanwyck as nightclub singer Sugarpuss O’Shea in a publicity still for Ball of Fire (1942).  Barbara was the only female in a Howard Hawks film ever nominated for an Oscar.

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Barbara Stanwyck wears a costume by Edith Head in a publicity still for Ball of Fire (1942)

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Gary Cooper as Prof. Potts in a publicity still for Ball of Fire (1942)

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Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck in a scene from Ball of Fire (1942)

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Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck in a publicity still for Ball of Fire (1942)

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original lobby card (1942)

 

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original lobby card (1942)

 

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foreign lobby card (1942)

 

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foreign lobby card (1942)

 

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Ball of Fire (1941) title card

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original lobby card for Ball of Fire (1942)

original lobby card (1942)

 

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original lobby card (1942)

 

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original lobby card (1942)

 

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original lobby card (1942)

 

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The back of this publicity still for Ball of Fire (1942) reads

P-184.

TWO FOR TEA – Four o’clock is the tea time on Samuel Goldwyn’s “Ball of Fire” set and the time when the players invite their friends to visit the set.  Here Walter Huston, who is not in the cast, drops in on Gary Cooper, who co-stars in the comedy of a professor and a strip-teaser with Barbara Stanwyck.