It Started with Eve (1941) - Rotten Tomatoes

It Started with Eve (1941)

It Started with Eve (1941)

It Started with Eve





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In this romance, a humble hatcheck girl finds herself suddenly betrothed to a multimillionaire when he requires a substitute for his real fiance after he receives word that his ailing father is to soon expire. The old man's last wish is to meet his son's fiancee. Unfortunately, the real betrothed is not there and hence the temporary substitution. The trouble comes when the father recovers and regains his health. The old fellow has also become attached to the hatcheck girl. Naturally this creates problems between the son and his real intended.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Norman Krasna, Leo Townsend
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 17, 1995


Deanna Durbin
as Anne Terry
Charles Laughton
as Jonathan Reynolds
Robert Cummings
as Jonathan 'Johnny' Re...
Margaret Tallichet
as Gloria Pennington
Guy Kibbee
as Bishop
Catherine Doucet
as Mrs. Pennington
Catharine Doucet
as Mrs. Pennington
Walter Catlett
as Dr. Harvey
Leonard Elliott
as Reverend Stebbins
Wade Boteler
as Newspaper Editor
Sig Arno
as Captain of Waiters (...
Chick Chandler
as Frank (the newspaper...
John Eldredge
as Hotel Desk Manager
Mary Gordon
as Cleaning Lady (II)
Selmar Jackson
as Hotel Guest
Mantan Moreland
as Railway Porter
Jack Mulhall
as Nightclub Photograph...
Robert E. Homans
as Railway Conductor
Tim Ryan
as Assistant Newspaper ...
George J. Lewis
as Maitre D'
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Critic Reviews for It Started with Eve

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

Comedy of a kind that doesn't get made any more (probably due to a lack of actors who can pull off this sort of thing).

Full Review… | July 20, 2011
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Audience Reviews for It Started with Eve


Comedy of a kind that doesn't get made any more (probably due to a lack of actors who can pull off this sort of thing).

Little known, but very entertaining movie. A guy must find a girl to be his girlfriend and meet his father before he dies. But everything falls apart when his father lives!

Paula Evans

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