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Preston Sturges' Screwball Classic THE LADY EVE Returns To Cinemas - Watch The New Trailer

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The 1941 comedy returns to cinemas this February.


One of many great screwball comedies made by writer/director Preston Sturges during his brief but prolific career, 1941's The Lady Eve stars Barbara Stanwyck as a sophisticated con artist who sets her sights on Henry Fonda's gullible millionaire while on a sea cruise.

From February 14th, The Lady Eve will be playing in cinemas across the UK and Ireland in a new digital restoration.

Check out the re-release trailer below.



The official synopsis reads:

Con-artist Jean Harrington (Barbara Stanwyck) manipulates her way through life, getting what she wants with skill, charm and charisma. On a cruise she meets Charles (Henry Fonda), a gullible millionaire and snake scientist, who falls for her in a heartbeat. But then he learns of her past…



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