The Lady Eve (Criterion Collection)

The Lady Eve (Criterion Collection)
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Item:  CRRN 1567D
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 33 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1941
  • Label: Criterion
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Single Side - Dual Layer - RSDL
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital Mono - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Additional Audio Material: LUX RADIO THEATER ADAPTATION
    • Audio Commentary: Marian Keene - Film Scholar
    • Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer
    • Introduction: Peter Bogdanovich - Director
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Concept Art:
      1. EDITH HEAD COSTUME DESIGNS
    • Production Stills
    • Publicity

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring &
Performer: , , , , &
Directed by
Edited by
Screenwriting by
Composition by
Art Direction by &
Produced by
Director of Photography:

Memorable Quotes and Dialog:

"What I am trying to say is: I'm not a poet, I'm an ophiologist."
  - Charles Pike (Henry Fonda)
"I need him like the ax needs the turkey."
  - Jean Harrington (Barbara Stanwyck)

Entertainment Reviews:

Los Angeles Times - 04/15/1999
"...THE LADY EVE contains both sophisticated humor and all-out slapstick....Fonda's performance is first-rate..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 11/23/1997
"...[Stanwyck gives] one of her greatest performances, a flight of romance and comedy so graceful and effortless that she is somehow able to play different notes at the same time..."
Uncut - 06/01/2005
"The pairing of Henry Fonda and Barbara Stanwyck works beautifully."
Sight and Sound - 07/01/2005
"Sturges' superb screwball comedy combines humour and eroticism..."
Wall Street Journal - 06/14/2012
"[T]he film remains a model of sophistication."

Plot Keywords:

Essential Cinema | Romance | Scams And Cons | Vintage

Production Notes:

  • Theatrical release: February 1941.
  • THE LADY EVE is number 55 on the American Film Institute's list of America's 100 Funniest Movies.
  • THE LADY EVE was added to the Library of Congress National Film Registry in 1994.
  • THE LADY EVE was named to the National Board of Review's List of the 10 Best Films of 1941.
  • The film was remade by Norman Taurog in 1956 as THE BIRDS AND THE BEES, starring Mitzi Gaynor, David Niven, George Gobel, Reginald Gardiner, and Hans Conreid.

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  • Sales Rank: 80,722
  • UPC: 715515011624
  • Shipping Weight: 0.21/lbs (approx)
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