The Lady Eve

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It's no accident when wealthy Charles (Henry Fonda) falls for Jean (Barbara Stanwyck). Jean is a con artist with her sights set on Charles' fortune. Matters complicate when Jean starts falling for her mark. When Charles suspects Jean is a gold digger, he dumps her. Jean, fixated on revenge and still pining for the millionaire, devises a plan to get back in Charles' life. With love and payback on her mind, she re-introduces herself to Charles, this time as an aristocrat named Lady Eve Sidwich.

Release details

Release date: Tuesday February 25 1941
Duration: 97 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Preston Sturges
Screenwriter: Preston Sturges
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck
Henry Fonda
Charles Coburn
Eugene Pallette
William Demarest
Eric Blore
Melville Cooper