Nobody suffers as well as Stanwyck can. This is another of her nine films with the word "lady" or "ladies" in the title and is the story of addiction: not to drugs or alcohol, but to the gambling bug. Stanwyck is the happily married wife of Preston, a writer on assignment in Nevada, where
he is doing a story on the huge Boulder Dam. She accompanies him and has lots of time on her hands so she tries a little gambling at a casino and soon is hooked. She loses a fortune, hocks some of her goods, and lies about it to Preston. The marriage ends unhappily and she goes to work as a B-girl
in the casino to support her habit. She's taken under McNally's wing. He's a tough c...