Tag Archives: Preston Sturges

The Set of 400: #384 – My Favorite Hobo Appropriation

Today! Because if they knew what they liked, they wouldn’t live in Pittsburgh –

Sullivan’s Travels (1941)

Directed by Preston Sturges

Starring Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest, Franklin Pangborn, Porter Hall, Byron Foulger, Margaret Hayes

Preston Sturges’ masterpiece brings us to another sub-genre I’ve got a soft spot for – movies about movies. I also like plays about plays, books about writers, movies about plays, books about movies, but not necessarily movies about writing, as that doesn’t often translate well. Make sense? So get out of here with your Finding Forrester!

“Punch the keys” my ass

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Movies