It Started with Eve (1942): Henry Koster’s Oscar-Nominated Comedy, Starring Deanna Durbin, Robert Cummings, Charles Laughton

In this Deanna Durbin vehicle, Robert Cummings convinces the star to pose as his fiancee in order to please his harsh and old millionaire father (Charles Laughton).

Written by Norman Krasna and Leo Townsend, based on a story by Hans Kraly, and directed by Henry Koster, It Started with Eve is one of Durbin’s better films–artistically,

Oscar Nominations: 1

Scoring of Musical: Charles Previn and Hans Salter

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

The Scoring Oscar was won by Ray Heindorf and Heinz Roemheld for Yankee Doodle Dandy.