|Eva Fools Around|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Martin Frič|
|Produced by||Jan Sinnreich|
|Written by||Vladimír Peroutka|
|Based on||Patsy tropí hlouposti |
by Fan Vavřincová
|Music by|| Kamil Běhounek |
|Edited by||Jan Kohout|
|10 November 1939|
|Country||Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia|
Eva Fools Around (Czech : Eva tropí hlouposti) is a Czech comedy film directed by Martin Frič. It was released in 1939.
Eva Norová goes to visit her aunt Pa for her 60th birthday. Pa's wish is to learn how to grow the kind of roses that her neighbour, factory owner Záhorský has cultivated. However, aunt Pa is not on friendly terms with her neighbour. Eva applies for a job as a secretary in order to steal the instructions for growing the roses. Meanwhile, Eva's brother Michal, who has fallen in love with Záhorský's daughter Eliška, also makes his way to the Záhorský residence. Eva in turn falls in love with the Záhorskýs' secretary, Jiří Kučera, who has nestled his way into the family in order to win back his stolen family jewels. When Eva brings the instructions for growing the roses to her aunt, she finds out that she already got them a week earlier from Záhorský's daughter Eliška, and Eva returns the instructions. In the end everything turns out well, the Záhorskýs become friends with aunt Pa and offer her the rose growing instructions themselves, Jiří's family jewels are returned, Michal is engaged to Eliška and Eva gets together with Jiří.
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