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 … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Norman Krasna, Leo Townsend
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 17, 1995



as Anne Terry

as Jonathan Reynolds

as Jonathan 'Johnny' Re...

as Gloria Pennington

as Bishop

as Mrs. Pennington

as Mrs. Pennington

as Dr. Harvey

as Reverend Stebbins

as Newspaper Editor

as Jackie

as Captain of Waiters (...

as Frank (the newspaper...

as Hotel Desk Manager

as Cleaning Lady (II)

as Hotel Guest

as Railway Porter

as Nightclub Photograph...

as Railway Conductor

as Assistant Newspaper ...

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
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Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
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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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