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Preston Sturges

by Preston Sturges

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sturges, Preston, -- 1898-1959.,
  • Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Screenwriters -- United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Preston Sturges ; adapted and edited by Sandy Sturges.
    ContributionsSturges, Sandy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.S78
    The Physical Object
    Pagination352 p., (12) p. of plates :
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21594696M
    ISBN 100671679295

    The romanticized photo at the top (the one Sturges wrote about in the book) was taken at Camp Dick in The quoted passage is also from the book, Preston Sturges by Preston Sturges, His Life In His Own Words, adapted and edited by Sandy Sturges (New York: Touchstone/Simon & Schuster, ). I highly recommend getting this book if you’re a. Jun 01,  · About the Book. Here are five comic masterpieces by Preston Sturges, who has been called "Hollywood's greatest writer-director, with emphasis on the former." The scripts are drawn from the great period between and , which Andrew Sarris called "one of the most brilliant and most bizarre bursts of creation in the history of cinema.".

    Dec 05,  · Anne Margaret "Sandy" Sturges, who used the unfinished manuscript of an autobiography by her late husband, film auteur Preston Sturges, as the basis for the book "Preston Sturges by Preston Sturges," has died. She was Sandy Sturges died Tuesday at her home in Manhattan Beach. The cause was cancer, son Tom Sturges michellemadsenpoet.com: MARY ROURKE. The book covers the years from to his death in and details the struggles Preston Sturges was having in his film career. During that decade, he had five films hit the theaters, but Author: Michael Hixon.

    Beginning with a foreword by Peter Bogdanovich, this book offers a new critical appreciation of Sturges’ whole oeuvre, incorporating a detailed study of the last ten years of his life from new primary sources. Preston Sturges details the many unfinished projects of Sturges’ last decade, including films, plays, TV series and his michellemadsenpoet.com: Intellect Books Ltd. Aug 29,  · The publication by the University of California Press of Five Screenplays by Preston Sturges and Four More Screenplays by Preston Sturges has been applauded by cinephiles and admirers of the director's work, and recognized as a major contribution to the history of American cinema/5(18).


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The way I think we learned about him in film class was he was a rich kid, clever, bit of a playboy, and one day just decided to blow up Hollywood/5(9). Oct 24,  · Now Tom Sturges, the youngest of Sturges’s three sons, has collaborated with writer Nick Smedley to answer that question.

Despite their great esteem for Tom’s father, the co-authors have not. Oct 18,  · There is a haunting photograph Preston Sturges book the end of the new book “Preston Sturges: The Last Years of Hollywood’s First Writer-Director,” by Nick Smedley and the filmmaker’s youngest son, Tom.

The Great Moment is a biographical film written and directed by Preston michellemadsenpoet.com on the book Triumph Over Pain by René Fülöp-Miller, it tells the story of Dr. William Thomas Green Morton, a 19th-century Boston dentist who discovered the use of ether for general michellemadsenpoet.com film stars Joel McCrea and Betty Field, and features Harry Carey, William Demarest, Franklin Pangborn and Music by: Victor Young.

Preston Sturges was the great writer and director of Hollywood screwball comedies of the thirties and forties. Sullivan's Travels, The Miracle of Morgan's Creek, and The Great McGinty have become film classics, demonstrating brilliant, inventive writing and directing/5.

Preston Sturges' own life is as unlikely as some of the plots of his best work. He was born into a wealthy family.

As a boy he helped out on stage productions for his mother's friend, Isadora Duncan (the scarf that strangled her was made by his mother's company, Maison Desti). He served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during WWI.

Preston Sturges, American motion-picture director, screenwriter, and playwright best known for a series of hugely popular satirical comedies that he made in the early s. He went from being one of Hollywood’s most in-demand scenarists to its first prominent writer-director.

Beginning with a foreword by Peter Bogdanovich, this book offers a new critical appreciation of Sturges’ whole oeuvre, incorporating a detailed study of the last ten years of his life from new primary sources. Preston Sturges details the many unfinished projects of Sturges’ last decade, including films, plays, TV series and his autobiography.

Preston Sturges, Writer: The Great McGinty. Preston Sturges' own life is as unlikely as some of the plots of his best work.

He was born into a wealthy family. As a boy he helped out on stage productions for his mother's friend, Isadora Duncan (the scarf that strangled her was made by his mother's company, Maison Desti). He served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during michellemadsenpoet.com: Preston Sturges. Preston Sturges is the author of Preston Sturges by Preston Sturges ( avg rating, ratings, 12 reviews, published ), Five Screenplays ( av /5.

This book offers a new critical appreciation of Sturges' whole oeuvre, incorporating a detailed study of the last ten years of his life from new primary sources. Preston Sturges details the many unfinished projects of Sturges' last decade, including films, plays, TV series and his autobiography.

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It's just a shame Harris doesn't have a. Sep 18,  · The result is a new book, co-authored by Tom, called Preston Sturges: “There’s not one joke in a Preston Sturges film,” says Tom. “They were just people speaking their truth. His Author: Pamela Hutchinson.Preston Sturges was the great writer and director of Hollywood screwball comedies of the thirties and forties.

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His widow and fourth wife, Anne Nagle, subsequently assembled the material and published the book under the title Preston Sturges on Preston Sturges (). Prior to the book's release, "Unfaithfully Yours" was remade into a romantic comedy in with Dudley Moore and Nastassja Kinski in the leading roles.