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The Lady Eve [1941 film] by Preston Sturges
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The Lady Eve [1941 film] (1941)

by Preston Sturges (Director/Screenwriter)

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A card shark and her mark fall in love.

Pleasant. A different director could have made an extremely tedious movie out of this, but Sturges' timing and pacing are excellent. It's also somewhat risqué and morally ambiguous for the period, which is interesting.

Concept: D
Story: C
Characters: B
Dialog: A
Pacing: A
Cinematography: C
Special effects/design: C
Acting: B
Music: B

Enjoyment: B

GPA: 2.7/4 ( )
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Sturges, PrestonDirector/Screenwriterprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Coburn, Charlessecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Demarest, Williamsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Fonda, Henrysecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Milland, Raysecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stanwyck, Barbarasecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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A conniving father and daughter meet up with the heir to a brewery fortune-- a wealthy but na?ive 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.… (more)

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