Barbara Bates

Barbara Bates


Life Events


Film acting debut




Movie Clip

June Bride (1948) -- (Movie Clip) I Think I'd Grab Him New York bridal magazine editor Linda (Bette Davis) now in Indiana with her June feature subject Jeanne (Barbara Bates), discussing the coverage of her upcoming ceremony, then joined by younger “Boo” (Betty Lynn), who may be the cleverer sister, in June Bride, 1948, also starring Robert Montgomery.
Let's Make It Legal (1951) -- (Movie Clip) I'm Am Eligible Bachelor Too Nearly-divorced hotel exec Hugh (MacDonald Carey) with daughter Barbara (Bates) who hopes he’ll reconcile with her mom, visited by Marilyn Monroe (swim-suited in her first scene) then her husband Jerry (Robert Wagner), his employee, shooting on location at the Hotel Miramar, Santa Monica, in Let’s Make It Legal, 1951.
Let's Make It Legal (1951) -- (Movie Clip) No Staying Power With daughter Barbara (Bates) and son-in-law Jerry (Robert Wagner) observing, almost-divorced Hugh (MacDonald Carey) has wife Miriam (Claudette Colbert) almost convinced he’s quit gambling when the phone rings, leaving a path for back-in-town ex-beau Victor (Zachary Scott), in Let’s Make It Legal, 1951.
Let's Make It Legal (1951) -- (Movie Clip) That Was Before We Were Married First scene for improbably handsome Robert (“R-J”) Wagner as Jerry, spouse of drowsy Barbara (Bates) who, we learn, is more comfortable than he about living with her mother (Claudette Colbert as Miriam), whose divorce is about to become official, and whose gardener (Jim Hayward) just tangled with her husband, early in Let’s Make It Legal, 1951.
Cheaper By The Dozen (1950) -- (Movie Clip) Family Council At the new Gilbreth family home in New Jersey, father Frank (Clifton Webb) chairs a meeting, wife Lillian (Myrna Loy) in support, eldest Ann (Jeanne Crain) and young Frank (Norman Ollestad) particularly interested, in 20th Century Fox's Cheaper By The Dozen, 1950.
Cheaper By The Dozen (1950) -- (Movie Clip) This Is Providence Jeanne Crain narrating in the voice of the original co-author Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, introducing first her father (and co-author) Frank (Clifton Webb) then the whole brood especially Myrna Loy as mother Lillian, in the 20th Century Fox hit Cheaper By The Dozen, 1950.
Caddy, The (1953) -- (Movie Clip) Let Mr. Hogan Shoot Part of the Jerry Lewis back-story, he’s San Francisco department store employee Harvey, who would be a golfer but for bad nerves, with girlfriend Lisa (Barbara Bates), meeting the real Ben Hogan, then his furious boss (Fred Clark), in the seventh Martin and Lewis star vehicle, The Caddy, 1953.
Caddy, The (1953) -- (Movie Clip) I Get My Harpoon Gun! We’ve just learned that semi-hapless Harvey (Jerry Lewis) rents a room from the parents of his girlfriend Lisa (Barbara Bates), just gone to bed when her handsome but aimless brother Joe (Dean Martin) returns to San Francisco, thus their character’s first meeting, in The Caddy, 1953.
Caddy, The (1953) -- (Movie Clip) That's Amore The very first staging of Dean Martin’s colossal hit and enduring signature song, by Harry Warren and Jack Brooks, at a San Francisco Italian birthday party for his character Joe, with his buddy (Jerry Lewis as “Harvey”) joining, though he didn’t on the record, in Paramount’s The Caddy, 1953.
Adventures Of Don Juan, The (1948) -- (Movie Clip) A Carving Lesson Making their way to Madrid after a close-run escape from England, Errol Flynn (title character) and sidekick Alan Hale (as "Leporello") meet an innkeeper (David Leonard) and lovely daughter (Barbara Bates), before a corrupt duke's press gang appears, in The Adventures Of Don Juan, 1948.