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The Lady Eve

1941 film by Preston Sturges

The Lady Eve

Released 25 February 1941 (82 years, 4 months ago)

Director Preston Sturges
Duration 97 minutes
Awards National Film Registry
Genre romantic comedy and Comedy of remarriage
Nominated for Academy Award for Best Story
Composer Phil Boutelje
Production company Paramount Pictures
Country of origin United States of America
Screenwriter Preston Sturges and Monckton Hoffe
Producer Paul Jones

About The Lady Eve

In the 1941 film The Lady Eve, directed by Preston Sturges, Barbara Stanwyck shines as a con artist who falls for her mark, played by Henry Fonda. The film is a delightful screwball comedy with witty dialogue and a clever plot that keeps the audience guessing until the very end.

Stanwyck's performance as Jean Harrington, a card sharp who poses as a wealthy socialite to seduce Fonda's naive heir to a brewing fortune, is a masterclass in comedic timing and charm. Fonda, as the bumbling Charles Pike, is the perfect foil for Stanwyck's schemes, and their chemistry is electric.

The Lady Eve is a classic example of the golden age of Hollywood, with its glamorous sets, impeccable costumes, and star-studded cast. It's a film that has stood the test of time, and is still as entertaining today as it was when it was first released.

Overall, The Lady Eve is a must-see for fans of classic Hollywood comedies, and a testament to the talent of its director and cast. It's a film that will leave you laughing and smiling long after the credits roll.


- Ebert, R. (1999, March 14). The Lady Eve.

- The Lady Eve. (n.d.). Turner Classic Movies.

Cast and crew

Cast and crew listed below. See if you can find out who is who from the stats below.


91 years, 10 months, 26 days


65 years, 2 months, 12 days

Born first

19 June 1877

Died first

3 September 1954

Born last

4 March 1922

Died last

3 November 1998

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