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The Lady Eve

Year:
Duration:
94 min
Genres:
Comedy | Romance
IMDB rate:
8
Director:
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 2 wins
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1941-03-21
Filming Locations: Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden - 301 N. Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia, California, USA
Cast
Actor
Character
Barbara Stanwyck
Barbara Stanwyck
The Lady Eve
Henry Fonda
Charles
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
Abdullah Abbas
Man with Potted Palm (uncredited)
Norman Ainsley
Sir Alfred's Servant (uncredited)
Mary Akin
Passenger on Ship (uncredited)
Sam Ash
Husband on Ship (uncredited)
Harry A. Bailey
Lawyer (uncredited)
Ambrose Barker
Mac (uncredited)
Wilson Benge
First Butler at Party (uncredited)
Wilda Bennett
Party Guest (uncredited)
Evelyn Beresford
Party Guest (uncredited)
Al Bridge
First Steward (uncredited)
Jan Buckingham
Passenger on Ship (uncredited)
Ken Carpenter
Himself - Trailer Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Marcelle Christopher
Daughter on Ship (uncredited)
Jimmy Conlin
Third Steward (uncredited)
Georgie Cooper
Party Guest (uncredited)
Nell Craig
Ship Passenger at Railing (uncredited)
Madge Crane
Passenger on Ship (uncredited)
Eva Dennison
Mother on Ship (uncredited)
Harry Depp
Man with Glasses on Ship (uncredited)
Helen Dickson
Mother on Ship (uncredited)
Pauline Drake
Social Secretary (uncredited)
Robert Dudley
Husband on Ship (uncredited)
Franklyn Farnum
Tailor in Montage (uncredited)
Betty Farrington
Mother on Ship (uncredited)
Bess Flowers
Party Guest (uncredited)
Ray Flynn
Lawyer (uncredited)
Almeda Fowler
Mother on Ship (uncredited)
Kenneth Gibson
Party Guest (uncredited)
Alfred Hall
Party Guest (uncredited)
Eddie Hall
Chauffeur (uncredited)
Sam Harris
Party Guest (uncredited)
John Hartley
Young Man on Ship (uncredited)
Arthur Hoyt
Lawyer at Phone in Pike's Office (uncredited)
Arthur Stuart Hull
Party Guest (uncredited)
Mitchell Ingraham
Passenger on Ship (uncredited)
Sheldon Jett
Sunbather on Ship (uncredited)
Jack W. Johnston
Lawyer (uncredited)
Richard Kipling
Father on Ship (uncredited)
Bertram Marburgh
Party Guest (uncredited)
Wanda McKay
Daughter on Ship (uncredited)
George Melford
Party Guest (uncredited)
Torben Meyer
Mr. Clink - Purser (uncredited)
Esther Michelson
Wife on Ship (uncredited)
Harold Miller
Diner on Ship (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse
Diner on Ship (uncredited)
Frank Moran
Bartender at Pike's Party (uncredited)
Ella Neal
Daughter on Ship (uncredited)
Joseph North
Second Butler at Party (uncredited)
Barry Norton
Passenger on Ship (uncredited)
Ernesto Palmese
Man on Ship (uncredited)
Barbara Pepper
Lady Wrestler Type on Ship (uncredited)
Jean Phillips
Sweetie (uncredited)
Victor Potel
Second Steward (uncredited)
Frances Raymond
Old Lady on Ship (uncredited)
Jack Richardson
Father of Girl on Ship (uncredited)
Suzanne Ridgeway
Diner on Ship (uncredited)
Cyril Ring
Husband on Ship (uncredited)
Ronald R. Rondell
Diner on Ship (uncredited)
Harry Rosenthal
Piano Tuner (uncredited)
Reginald Sheffield
Professor Jones (uncredited)
Larry Steers
Jeweler (uncredited)
Bert Stevens
Ship's Officer (uncredited)
Julius Tannen
Lawyer (uncredited)
Dorothy Vernon
One of Pike's Cooks (uncredited)
Wally Walker
Sparky (uncredited)
Robert Warwick
Passenger on Ship (uncredited)
Pat West
Ship's Bartender (uncredited)
Gayne Whitman
Party Guest (uncredited)
Did you know?
Trivia
It was hibernation season during the shoot so Emma the king snake was always sleeping while also shedding her skin. Needless to say, she was very uncooperative.
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When Muggsy places a brush over his face and imitates Hitler, he is actually speaking Swedish. Directly translated he is saying: "Naughty boy I'm going to punch you in the face".
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The check that Henry Fonda's character, Charles Pike, writes to Charles Coburn, playing "Colonel" Harrington, is dated August 29. August 29th is director Preston Sturges' birthday.
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Goofs
When Charles first meets "the Lady Eve Sidwich" at the party, his face goes from blank expression to shock twice - first with all characters, then in closeup.
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When Jean is looking at Charles in the mirror, what she sees is the right way round (you can clearly see this by looking at the cover of Charles' book).
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When Eve is presented by her Uncle at the party, she is referred to as "Lady Sidwich", but her actual title is "the Lady Eve Sidwich".
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Quotes
Charles Pike: They look too much alike to be the same.
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Jean Harrington: You see, Hopsi, you don't know very much about girls. The best ones aren't as good as you probably think they are and the bad ones aren't as bad. Not nearly as bad.
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Jean Harrington: [in her Eve personae] Naturally I was frightfully anxious to see Unlce Alfred, and as I didn't know just where Connecticut was, I took the tube.
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Photos from cast
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