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The Lady Eve (25-Feb-1941)

Director: Preston Sturges

Writers: Monckton Hoffe; Preston Sturges

Musical Direction: Sigmund Krumgold

Producer: Paul Jones

Keywords: Romantic Comedy, Cruise

Charles Pike is heir to a brewery fortune but spends a year in the Amazon researching snakes. Returning on a transatlantic crossing, he lands in the crosshairs of three card sharps; one of them, Jean, falls in love with him. Their brief love affair ends when Pike's bodyguard discovers her true profession. Or does it? Received an Oscar nomination for Best Original Story. Entered 1994 into the National Film Registry.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Luis Alberni
Actor
4-Oct-1886 23-Dec-1962 Spanish-American character actor
Janet Beecher
Actor
21-Oct-1884 6-Aug-1955 The Mighty Barnum
Eric Blore
Actor
23-Dec-1887 2-Mar-1959 Sullivan's Travels
Charles Coburn
Actor
17-Jun-1877 30-Aug-1961 The More the Merrier
Melville Cooper
Actor
15-Oct-1896 31-Mar-1973 The Adventures of Robin Hood
William Demarest
Actor
27-Feb-1892 28-Dec-1983 The Great McGinty
Henry Fonda
Actor
16-May-1905 12-Aug-1982 12 Angry Men
Robert Greig
Actor
27-Dec-1879 27-Jun-1958 Sullivan's Travels
Martha O'Driscoll
Actor
4-Mar-1922 3-Nov-1998 Li'l Abner
Eugene Pallette
Actor
8-Jul-1889 3-Sep-1954 The Adventures of Robin Hood
Barbara Stanwyck
Actor
16-Jul-1907 20-Jan-1990 Double Indemnity

CAST

Barbara Stanwyck   ...   Jean
Henry Fonda   ...   Charles
With
Charles Coburn   ...   "Colonel" Harrington
Eugene Pallette   ...   Mr. Pike
William Demarest   ...   Muggsy
Eric Blore   ...   Sir Alfred McGlennan Keith
Melville Cooper   ...   Gerald
Martha O'Driscoll   ...   Martha
Janet Beecher   ...   Mrs. Pike
Robert Greig   ...   Burrows
Dora Clement   ...   Gertrude
Luis Alberni   ...   Pike's Chef

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