The Lady Eve

"Excellent"

The Lady Eve Review


Remarkably sophisticated for a film 60 years old, The Lady Eve is another fine flick about life and love courtesy of Preston Sturges, this time with Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda as unlikely lovers meeting aboard a cruise ship. He's an adventurer back from a year in the Amazon, she's a spunky con artist. Sturges sure knows how to set up the screwball, and his comic timing here is impeccable. The scene with Stanwyck's "father" (a fellow con) in a fully-cheating card game is a highlight.


The Lady Eve

Facts and Figures

Run time: 94 mins

In Theaters: Friday 21st March 1941

Distributed by: MCA Universal Home Video

Production compaines: Paramount Pictures

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 4 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
Fresh: 31

IMDB: 8.0 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer:

Starring: as Jean Harrington, as Charles Pike, as 'Colonel' Harrington, as Horace Pike, as Muggsy, as Sir Alfred McGlennan Keith, Melville Cooper as Gerald, Martha O'Driscoll as Martha, Janet Beecher as Janet Pike, Robert Greig as Burrows, Dora Clement as Gertrude, Luis Alberni as Emile, Pike's chef, Bess Flowers as Dinner party guest, Bobby Barber as Ship's Waiter with Toupee (uncredited), Eddie Hall as Chauffeur (uncredited), Arthur Stuart Hull as Party Guest (uncredited)

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