History Creator / PrestonSturges

7th Jan '17 8:43:01 PM jamespolk
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Sturges' output at the beginning of TheForties was especially prolific; he wrote ''Remember the Night'', wrote and directed ''[=McGinty=]'', ''Christmas in July'', and ''The Lady Eve'', and opened a restaurant in 1940, then won an Oscar for ''[=McGinty=]'' and wrote and directed ''Sullivan's Travels'' and ''The Palm Beach Story'' in 1941, all before Pearl Harbor was attacked.

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Sturges' output at the beginning of TheForties was especially prolific; he wrote ''Remember the Night'', wrote and directed ''[=McGinty=]'', ''Christmas in July'', and ''The Lady Eve'', and opened a restaurant in 1940, then won an Oscar for ''[=McGinty=]'' and wrote and directed ''Sullivan's Travels'' and ''The Palm Beach Story'' in 1941, all before Pearl Harbor was attacked.
attacked. However, his departure from Paramount proved a setback that his career never recovered from, and after the box-office failure of ''Unfaithfully Yours'' he spent the last decade of his life mostly unemployed.
4th Dec '16 10:11:09 PM Mdumas43073
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* ''Film/ThePowerAndTheGlory'' (1933) (screenplay only)

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* ''Film/ThePowerAndTheGlory'' (1933) (screenplay only)
25th Oct '16 3:11:03 PM LongTallShorty64
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* ''Film/LoveBeforeBreakfast'' (contributing writer, uncredited)
14th Sep '16 8:04:08 AM jamespolk
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* ''Film/ThePowerAndTheGlory'' (1933) (screenplay only)
8th May '16 8:33:20 PM Mdumas43073
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No, he wasn't related to John Sturges, who directed such films as ''Film/BadDayAtBlackRock'' and ''Film/TheMagnificentSeven''.

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No, And, no, he wasn't related to John Sturges, who directed such films as ''Film/BadDayAtBlackRock'' and ''Film/TheMagnificentSeven''.
8th May '16 8:33:02 PM Mdumas43073
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No, he wasn't related to John Sturges, who directed such films as ''Film/BadDayAtBlackRock'' and ''Film/TheMagnificentSeven''.
13th Mar '16 12:41:36 PM Mdumas43073
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->"Unless television gets into the hands of the same real estate men and candy butchers who inherited sound film from the movies, it will discharge the obligation that talking film failed to do and will diffuse to the smallest hamlets in the furthest part of the world the treasures of literature and of music."

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->"Unless ->''"Unless television gets into the hands of the same real estate men and candy butchers who inherited sound film from the movies, it will discharge the obligation that talking film failed to do and will diffuse to the smallest hamlets in the furthest part of the world the treasures of literature and of music."
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13th Mar '16 12:34:19 PM Mdumas43073
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* ''Film/TwentiethCentury'' (contributing writer, uncredited)
13th Mar '16 12:31:50 PM Mdumas43073
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* ''Film/TheInvisibleMan'' (contributing writer, uncredited)
13th Mar '16 12:26:05 PM Mdumas43073
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1940 was an especially prolific year for Sturges; he wrote ''Remember the Night'', wrote and directed ''[=McGinty=]'', ''Christmas in July'', and ''The Lady Eve'', and opened a restaurant. He won an Oscar for ''[=McGinty=]'', wrote and directed ''Sullivan's Travels'', and wrote ''The Palm Beach Story'' before Pearl Harbor was attacked in 1941.

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1940 Sturges' output at the beginning of TheForties was an especially prolific year for Sturges; prolific; he wrote ''Remember the Night'', wrote and directed ''[=McGinty=]'', ''Christmas in July'', and ''The Lady Eve'', and opened a restaurant. He restaurant in 1940, then won an Oscar for ''[=McGinty=]'', ''[=McGinty=]'' and wrote and directed ''Sullivan's Travels'', Travels'' and wrote ''The Palm Beach Story'' in 1941, all before Pearl Harbor was attacked in 1941.
attacked.
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