Cinema Gourmet: The Lady Eve (1941)


Returning from a year up the Amazon studying snakes, the rich but unsophisticated Charles Pike meets con-artist Jean Harrington on a ship. They fall in love, but a misunderstanding causes them to split on bad terms. To get back at him, Jean disguises herself as an English lady, and comes back to tease and torment him. Starring Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda; written and directed by Preston Sturges.  Not Rated