The Lady Eve (1941)
One of the Funniest Romantic Comedies You've Ever Seen! (print ad - Lubbock Morning Avalanche -Midway Theatre - Lubbock, Texas - June 12, 1942)
Returning from a year up the Amazon studying snakes, the rich but unsophisticated Charles Pike meets con-artist Jean Harrington on a ship. They fall in love, but a misunderstanding causes them to split on bad terms. To get back at him, Jean disguises herself as an English lady, and comes back to tease and torment him.
Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, Eugene Pallette
Monckton Hoffe, Preston Sturges