The Lady Eve (1941)
Robert Corthell shows a card trick done in the earlier film explaining "You may have seen the oicture."
the dinner scene is recreated with almost identical shot choices
The Efrem Zimbalist Jr./Donna Reed storyline in this episode is based upon the 1941 Henry Fonda/Barbara Stanwyck comedy film.
mentioned in narration
The two cab drivers in "The Hudsucker Proxy" comment on Amy's attempts to attract Norville's attention and guess what she's saying like Jean in "The Lady Eve" when several women successively try to attract the attention of Charles.
Mentioned in reference to Diana Lynn's sarcastic dialogue.
James Anderson says that Bennett Cray, in the right light, looks like Barbara Stanwyck in "The Lady Eve"
Iris and Miles talk about this film.
During the party scene, Beckett introduces herself as Jean Harrington, Barbara Stanwyck's character from The Lady Eve.
Seen in montage. clip
Charles (Henry Fonda) trips and falls pulling down a curtain
One of the Video Picks of the Week.
clip with Barbara Stanwyck
This film is #55 on the list.
Patty watches the film on television.
Mitchell Haven and Laurel Graham watch this movie on TV.
Clip of Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda. No dialogue.
The scene about them meeting in a former life as an Ibex (while at the party on the ship) is straight out of The Lady Eve (Fonda, 1941).