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Title Sullivan's travels / a Paramount Picture
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Criterion Collection, 2001


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  791.4372 Stu/Str 2001  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (90 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
Series Criterion collection ; 118
Criterion collection ; 118
Summary A successful Hollywood director disguises himself as a bum and sets off to see America from the bottom up. In the midst of the brutality and despair, he makes a valuable discovery--that what the downtrodden need most is laughter
Notes Special features: audio commentary by Noah Baumbach, Kenneth Bowser, Christopher Guest, and Michael McKean ; Preston Sturges: the rise and fall of an American dreamer, a 76-minute documentary made by Kenneth Bowser for PBS's American masters series ; interview with Preston Sturges' widow Sandy Sturges ; Hedda Hopper interview with Preston Sturges ; archival audio recordings of Sturges singing his original composition My love and reciting the poem If I were king ; storyboards and blueprints ; production stills archive ; scrapbook of original publicity materials ; original theatrical trailer
Credits Writer and director, Preston Sturges ; producer, Paul Jones ; director of photography, John Seitz ; editor, Stuart Gilmore ; music, Leo Shuken, Charles Bradshaw
Cast Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest, Margaret Hayes, Porter Hall, Franklin Pangborn, Eric Blore
Notes Originally released as a motion picture : United States : Paramount Pictures, 1941
DVD ; regionless; monaural
English subtitles for the hearing impaired
Subject Sturges, Preston.
Motion picture producers and directors -- United States.
Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Drama.
Tramps -- United States -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- United States -- Drama.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Comedy films.
Feature films.
Video recordings.
Author Sturges, Preston.
McCrea, Joel, 1905-1990.
Jones, Paul, 1901-1968.
Lake, Veronica.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN 1559409193
Other Titles Title on container : Preston Sturges' Sullivan's travels
Preston Sturges: the rise and fall of an American dreamer