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'The Lady Eve,' 1941

Preston Sturges' most beguiling movie is a sexy piece of romantic slapstick -- right from the beginning, when a cartoon snake in a top hat, sporting a maraca where the rattle should be, does a high-spirited tropical dance down the side of the opening credits, ending up curling in and out of... Handout