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Sullivan's travels

Author: Paul JonesPreston SturgesJoel McCreaVeronica LakeRobert WarwickAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, ©2001.
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 118.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Comedy films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Jones; Preston Sturges; Joel McCrea; Veronica Lake; Robert Warwick; Margaret Hayes; Porter Hall; Franklyn Pangborn; Eric Blore; Robert Greig; Leo Shuken; Edith Head; Paramount Pictures, Inc.; Janus Films.; Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 1559409193 9781559409193
OCLC Number: 47830416
Language Note: SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1941.
Credits: Director of photography, John Seitz ; editor, Stuart Gilmore ; music, Leo Shuken and Charles Bradshaw ; costume designer, Edith Head.
Cast: Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest, Margaret Hayes, Porter Hall, Franklin Pangborn, Eric Blore, Robert Greig, Georges Renavent, Harry Rosenthal.
Awards: Named to the National Film Registry in 1990 by the Library of Congress.
Target Audience: Not rated by MPAA.
Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Contents: Special features: Optional audio feature commentary by Noah Baumbach, Kenneth Bowser, Christopher Guest, and Michael McKean --
Preston Sturges: the rise and fall of an American dreamer (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.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 118.
Other Titles: Preston Sturges' Sullivan's travels
Responsibility: Janus Films ; a Paramount Picture ; associate producer, Paul Jones ; written and directed by Preston Sturges.

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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.

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