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The Lady Eve

(DVD - 2001 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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"A conniving father and daughter meet up with the heir to a brewery fortune - a wealthy but naive snake enthusiast - and attempt to bamboozle him at a cruise ship card table. Their plan is quickly abandoned when the daughter falls in love with their prey. But when the heir gets wise to her gold-digging ways, she must plot to re-conquer his heart."--Container.
Title: The Lady Eve
[videorecording (DVD)]
Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2001].
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (93 min.) :,sd., b&w. ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: Includes commentary by Marian Keane and the 1942 Lux radio theater adaptation (Barbara Stanwyck, Ray Milland).
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1941.
Summary: "A conniving father and daughter meet up with the heir to a brewery fortune - a wealthy but naive snake enthusiast - and attempt to bamboozle him at a cruise ship card table. Their plan is quickly abandoned when the daughter falls in love with their prey. But when the heir gets wise to her gold-digging ways, she must plot to re-conquer his heart."--Container.
Audience: Not rated.
ISBN: 9781559409148
1559409142
Statement of Responsibility: Paramount Pictures ; produced by Paul Jones ; written and directed by Preston Sturges
Performers: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, Eugene Pallette, Martha O'Driscoll, William Demarest, Eric Blore.
System Details: DVD, mono.
Other Language: Includes English subtitles.
Genre/Form: Comedy films.
Feature films.
Publisher No: CC1567D
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CC11567D
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Jun 03, 2014
  • forever_ice17 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

One of my favourite movies of all time! Stany and Harry are wonderful together. Hilarious and fun this is a must see film.

Jan 13, 2014
  • LadySugar rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Hilarious, I didn't expect it to be this hilarious. It was silly yet enjoyable

Jun 14, 2013
  • FrankJ21 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Nonsense, meaningless, but enjoyable. Without any vulgar language or porn, which contemporary videos seem to think essential.

Sep 03, 2011
  • fillups rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Henry Fonda and Barbara Stanwyck have rarely been better and never funnier. Neither would have more successful screen chemistry. Fonda is heir to a fortune and Stanwyck is a con artist that he can't help tripping over.

The movie has some of Sturges best dialogue and several ingenious twists. One of the best romantic comedies of all time.

Jan 24, 2011
  • c_anderson rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Barbara Stanwyck is amazing in this film - a virtuoso performance. Some great plot twists, and an excellent closing line.

Jan 19, 2011
  • cassini rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The best romantic comedy ever made.

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Jan 20, 2011
  • cassini rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

cassini thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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Jan 20, 2011
  • cassini rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A conwoman falls in love with her intended victim, but he is told who she really is and breaks off the relationship. She gets her revenge by adopting a different identity, seducing him, and then breaking his heart.

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Jan 20, 2011
  • cassini rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: This title contains Sexual Content.

Jan 20, 2011
  • cassini rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Violence: This title contains Violence.

Jan 20, 2011
  • cassini rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

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Jan 19, 2011
  • cassini rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

You see Hopsi, you don't know very much about girls. The best ones aren't as good as you think they are, and the bad ones aren't as bad. Not nearly as bad.

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Feb 14, 2011
  • cassini rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Lady Eve

Jean gets Charles alone for the first time when they go to her cabin for a new pair of shoes. Having been up the Amazon for a year, he is somewhat overwhelmed by the experience.

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