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Sullivan's travels [videorecording] / a Paramount Picture
DVDs DVDs | Criterion Collection | c2001
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD S COMEDY (NFR))
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Adult DVD-Feature Film DVD S COMEDY (NFR) CHECK SHELF

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Imprint
[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c2001.
Descript
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
The Criterion collection ; 118
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 118.
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital mono.
Cast
Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest, Margaret Hayes, Porter Hall, Franklin Pangborn, Eric Blore, Robert Greig, Georges Renavent, Harry Rosenthal.
Credits
Assoiciate producer, Paul Jones ; writer/director, Preston Sturges ; director of photography, John Seitz ; editor, Stuart Gilmore ; music, Leo Shuken and Charles Bradshaw.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1941.
Awards
National Film Registry.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
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.
Note
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 ; scrapbook of original publicity materials ; original theatrical trailer.
Local Note
MW, 8-06
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ISBN
1559409193
ISBN/ISSN
715515012126
Music #
CC1572D Criterion Collection
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