Eve Deceives

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I’m one of the very lucky ones — I can work from home. So when Criterion asked me to do a video essay on Preston Sturges’s THE LADY EVE, it would be an understatement to say I jumped at the chance. And recruited editor Stephen Horne, graphics/animator Danny Carr, and writer and Sturges enthusiast Alex Livingstone to help out.

The disc has just been announced and we’re pleased as Punch. You should be able to pre-order it soon.

3 Responses to “Eve Deceives”

  1. renlauoutil Says:

    The scene with the horse!

  2. David Ehrenstein Says:

    I trust you’ll explore the film’s greatest mystery — why Barbara Stanwyck’s gorgeous ad incredibly brilliant con-woman falls for a chump like Henry Fonda. Or to put it another way “Pull in your head — we’re coming to tunnel!”

  3. Spoilers:
    I do indeed discuss the horse.
    I fail to interrogate Stanwyck’s love for Fonda. It’s just one of those mysteries of love, I guess. Boy!

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