The Lady Eve is a match made in cinematic heaven - a classic screwball comedy from Preston Sturges, complete with headline stars. 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. Hilarious, wild and romantic, The Lady Eve is an early film in an amazing run of classic films by Preston Sturges in the 1940s.