The Lady Eve (1941) - Barbara Stanwyck DVD Colorized Version

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The Lady Eve (1941) 

Colorized Version

Barbara Stanwyck sizzles, Henry Fonda bumbles, and Preston Sturges runs riot in one of the all-time great screwballs, a pitch-perfect blend of comic zing and swoonworthy romance. Aboard a cruise liner sailing up the coast of South America, Stanwycks conniving card sharp sets her sights on Fondas nerdy snake researcher, who happens to be the heir to a brewery fortune. But when the con artist falls for her mark, her grift becomes a game of hearts and she is determined to win it all. One in a string of matchless comedic marvels that Sturges wrote, directed, and produced as part of a dazzling 1940s run, this gender-flipped battle-of-wits farce is perhaps his most emotionally satisfying work, tempering its sparkling wit with a streak of tender poignancy supplied by the sensational Stanwyck at her peak.

Starring :

Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn

Director :

Preston Sturges


Running time : 94 Minutes

Language : English