20 Favorite Barbara Stanwyck Films in no particular order ⇨Clash by Night (1952) I thought I was being honest. I thought I wasn’t lying, but I was. I said to the world, this is what I am, take me or leave me… so that it was always on my terms they had to accept me. It was a trick. Don’t you see, Earl? It was a trick to avoid the responsibility of belonging to someone.