About

It's no accident when wealthy Charles falls for Jean. Jean is a con artist with her sights set on Charles' fortune. Matters complicate when Jean starts falling for her mark. When Charles suspects Jean is a gold digger, he dumps her. Jean, fixated on revenge and still pining for the millionaire, devises a plan to get back in Charles' life. With love and payback on her mind, she re-introduces hersel...

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Directed by

Preston Sturges

Written by

Preston Sturges (Screenplay)
Monckton Hoffe (Screenplay)

Runtime

97 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

When you deal a fast shuffle ... Love is in the cards.

Cast

Keywords

daughter hair revenge wealth money snake fraud ship con artist gambling screwball comedy passenger cardsharp

Photos

Lists

#135 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#359 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#46 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Original Story