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Christmas in July : the life and art of Preston Sturges

Author: Diane Jacobs
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Jacobs sketches each of Sturges'+ films in detail, tells us what they're about, how they got made and why they're special. Her Criticism is as astute as the animated profile that emerges of Surges himself.' -John McDonough, Chicago Tribune.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Preston Sturges; Preston Sturges; Preston Sturges; Preston Sturges; Preston Sturges; Preston Sturges
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Jacobs
ISBN: 0520079264 9780520079267
OCLC Number: 26014516
Description: xiv, 525 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Sentimental education --
Child of Manhattan --
Westward ho! --
The power and the glory --
Good-bye to all that --
Recapture --
Postscript --
Works of Preston Sturges.
Responsibility: Diane Jacobs.
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A biography of Preston Sturges, it uses various letters and manuscripts, as well as interviews with people who knew Sturges - including three of his wives - to portray him. It discusses his major  Read more...

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