Title
The lady Eve / screenplay based on a story by Monckton Hoffe
Director
Preston Sturges
Actor
Barbara Stanwyck Henry Fonda
Based on the work of
Monckton Hoffe
Language
English
Publisher
Universal, 2008 | Other editions
1 dvd-video : zw/w.
Recording date
1941
Playing time
ca. 89 min.
Note
Engels gesproken Ondertiteling: Engels voor slechthorenden
EAN
5050582328783

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 1 times in Flemish libraries

About Preston Sturges

Preston Sturges (; born Edmund Preston Biden; August 29, 1898 – August 6, 1959) was an American playwright, screenwriter, and film director. In 1941, he won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for the film The Great McGinty, his first of three nominations in the category.

Sturges took the screwball comedy format of the 1930s to another level, writing dialogue that, heard today, is often surprisingly naturalistic, mature, and ahead of its time, despite the farcical situations. It is not uncommon for a Sturges character to deliver an exquisitely turned phrase and take an elaborate pratfall within the same scene.

Prior to Sturges, other figures in Hollywood (such as Charlie Chaplin, D. W. Griffith, and Frank Capra) had directed films from their own scripts; however, Sturges is often regarded as the first Hollywood figure to establish success as a screenwriter and then move into directing his own scripts, …Read more on Wikipedia