Screening of "The Lady Eve" with discussion afterward

The Lady Eve (1941) Father and daughter con artists (Charles Coburn and Barbara Stanwyck) travel on transatlantic cruise ships swindling rich passengers in card games. When the two spot a big fish Charles Poncefort Pike (Henry Fonda), heir to Pike Ale—“The ale that won for Yale”—they decide to take him for all he’s worth. But when the daughter falls in love with their mark, things get complicated and hilarious. Preston Sturges directed his first big-budget hit with with amazing results. A critical and financial success, The New York Times declared The Lady Eve the best picture of 1941, above Citizen Kane! Once you see this film you’ll understand why they came to that amazing conclusion.


General Admission: $5, Students and Senior Citizens: $3

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  • Amy June R.

    Hey Steve, I wanted to come but decided not to cause of the coming weather. I will also not be at the next one cause I will be in California that weekend for the TCM Film Fest so I hope to be back in May.

    March 11, 2014

    • Amy June R.

      Sorry I haven't written back earlier. Yeah, I'm so excited! It's my one big vacation for the year. This will be my third year! The schedule looks really good this year(even my girl Ginger Rogers is in there)! No twitter. I'm on Facebook and Instagram though. I would love to meet more people into the classics!

      March 26, 2014

    • Stephen R.

      Get a Twitter handle and I'll pass along some folks you should meet. Twitter is easy and free. And you can link Instagram (and FB) to Twitter.

      March 27, 2014

  • Joanna B

    Wonderful evening of fun, celebration and sweet treats! Really enjoyed this movie and discussion - as always Stephen was a great host/moderator. Discovered that my mom's wedding dress was modeled off Stany's gown, and by chance, I wore that same dress for my wedding! Now gone thanks to Katrina!! See you all in April!!

    1 · March 13, 2014

    • Stephen R.

      Thanks, Joanna. It was great seeing you as always. So sorry about your dress! Do you have any pics to share. Would be cool to see.

      March 13, 2014

  • Martha B.

    Great goodies for our first anniversary. Thanks Stephen you're awesome!!

    2 · March 12, 2014

    • Stephen R.

      Thank you. You are too kind!

      March 12, 2014

  • Chuck S.

    Great pairing of Fonda and Stanwyck. Loved Fonda pratfalls.

    1 · March 12, 2014

  • Gail M

    I am always impressed with Host Stephen's AMAZING knowledge of the movies, and how it always enriches the discussion. Thanks Stephen! and Here's to another year of great movies in the 'hood!

    March 12, 2014

    • Stephen R.

      Thank you, Gail, you're very kind. I really enjoyed how everyone enjoyed "The Lady Eve." It really holds up so well. Thanks for coming.

      March 12, 2014

  • Stephen R.

    It was so much fun hearing everyone laughing out loud during this film. It's amazing how well it holds up today. Nothing is really dated about it.

    March 12, 2014

  • Connie E.

    Very good! So organized. Enjoyed it a lot!

    1 · March 11, 2014

    • Stephen R.

      Thank you, Connie. It was nice meeting you. It was fun hearing everyone laugh out loud. "The Lady Eve" really holds up, even in the sophisticated 21st century.

      March 12, 2014

  • Alicia G.

    My favorite Barbara Stanwyck movie! Definitely have to make it to this one.

    February 11, 2014

    • Stephen R.

      It's one of my favorites too. But I love Stanwyck in just about anything.

      February 12, 2014

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