About the film
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The Lady Eve
Release Date: February 25, 1941
|Slogan||:||«When you deal a fast shuffle ... Love is in the cards.»|
|Producers||:||Buddy G. DeSylva, Paul Jones, Albert Lewin, William LeBaron|
|Writers||:||Preston Sturges, Monckton Hoffe, Monckton Hoffe|
It's no accident when wealthy Charles falls for Jean. 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.