The Resource Preston Sturges : the filmmaker collection

Preston Sturges : the filmmaker collection

Label
Preston Sturges : the filmmaker collection
Title
Preston Sturges
Title remainder
the filmmaker collection
Contributor
Actor
Actor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • The great McGinty: An opportunist (Brian Donlevy) turns corruption into a promising political career but struggles to stay on top when he tries to go honest
  • Christmas in July: Hope springs eternal when an office clerk (Dick Powell) mistakenly believes he's won a coffee slogan challenge and spends the "prize money."
  • The lady Eve: It's the ultimate battle of the sexes when a wealthy heir (Henry Fonda) falls (literally!) for a con woman (Barbara Stanwyck) with a shady past
  • Sullivan's travels: In this comedic masterpiece, a wealthy director (Joel McCrea) wants to find "real" people for his next great film (co-starring Veronica Lake)
  • The Palm Beach story: Money makes the world go "round", or so Gerry (Claudette Colbert) believes when she decides to divorce her struggling husband (Joel McCrea) to support him by marrying a millionaire
  • The great moment: This stirring biopic follows the fascinating life of W.I.G. Morton (Joel McCrea), a 19th century dentist who successfully develops the first anesthesia
  • Hail the conquering hero: A quirky soldier (Eddie Bracken) gets an unexpected homecoming when a group of uproarious marines decides to "make" a hero out of the comic misfit
Member of
Awards note
The great McGinty: Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay (Preston Sturges)
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • Great McGinty (Motion picture)
  • Christmas in July (Motion picture)
  • Lady Eve (Motion picture)
  • Sullivan's travels (Motion picture)
  • Palm Beach story (Motion picture)
  • Great moment (Motion picture)
  • Hail the conquering hero (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Preston Sturges, writer and director ; Paul Jones, producer
Dewey number
791.43/75
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English dialogue with optional Spanish or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.P747866 2006dvd
PerformerNote
  • The great McGinty: Brian Donlevy, Muriel Angelus, Akim Tamiroff
  • Christmas in July: Dick Powell, Ellen Drew, Raymond Walburn, William Demarest, Ernest Truex
  • The lady Eve: Henry Fonda, Barbara Stanwyck, Charles Coburn, Eugene Pallette, Martha O'Driscoll, William Demarest, Eric Blore
  • Sullivan's travels: Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest, Margaret Hayes, Porter Hall, Franklin Pangborn, Eric Blore
  • The Palm Beach story: Claudette Colbert, Joel McCrea, Mary Astor, Rudy Vallee, William Demarest
  • The great moment: Joel McCrea, Betty Field, Harry Carey, William Demarest, Franklin Pangborn, Porter Hall
  • Hail the conquering hero: Eddie Bracken, Ella Raines, William Demarest, Raymond Walburn, Franklin Pangborn, Elizabeth Patterson, Bill Edwards
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1901-1968
  • 1904-1963
  • 1905-1982
  • 1907-1990
  • 1905-1990
  • 1915-2002
  • 1909-2004
  • 1899-1972
  • 1915-2003
  • 1887-1969
  • 1889-1973
  • 1889-1954
  • 1922-1998
  • 1887-1959
  • 1878-1964
  • 1916-1977
  • 1888-1953
  • 1889-1958
  • 1906-1987
  • 1901-1986
  • 1918-1973
  • 1878-1947
  • 1920-1988
  • 1875-1966
  • 1918-1999
  • 1903-1963
  • 1893-1972
  • 1892-1979
  • 1913-1971
  • 1906-1976
  • 1900-1956
  • 1896-1961
  • 1880-1951
  • 1891-1963
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  • Sturges, Preston
  • Jones, Paul
  • Donlevy, Brian
  • Powell, Dick
  • Fonda, Henry
  • Stanwyck, Barbara
  • McCrea, Joel
  • Lake, Veronica
  • Colbert, Claudette
  • Bracken, Eddie
  • Angelus, Muriel
  • Tamiroff, Akim
  • Drew, Ellen
  • Walburn, Raymond
  • Demarest, William
  • Truex, Ernest
  • Coburn, Charles
  • Pallette, Eugene
  • O'Driscoll, Martha
  • Blore, Eric
  • Warwick, Robert
  • Hayes, Margaret
  • Hall, Porter
  • Pangborn, Franklyn
  • Astor, Mary
  • Vallée, Rudy
  • Field, Betty
  • Carey, Harry
  • Raines, Ella
  • Patterson, Elizabeth
  • Edwards, Bill
  • Mellor, William C.
  • Milner, Victor
  • Seitz, John F.
  • Gilmore, Stuart
  • Bennett, Hugh
  • Hoagland, Ellsworth
  • Bradshaw, Charles W.
  • Shuken, Leo
  • Young, Victor
  • Heymann, Werner Richard
  • Hollaender, Friedrich
  • Hoffe, Monckton
  • Fülöp-Miller, René
  • Paramount Pictures, Inc
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
608
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  • Morton, W. T. G.
  • Opportunity
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Anesthesia in dentistry
  • Heroes
  • Morton, W. T. G.
  • Anesthesia in dentistry
  • Heroes
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Opportunity
Technique
live action
Label
Preston Sturges : the filmmaker collection
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Full screen (1.33:1)
  • Title from packaging
  • Originally released as motion pictures from 1940-1944
  • "Preston Sturges was the first prominent screenwriter to direct his own script. He went on an unparalleled creative streak that brought to the screen some of the most beloved films of all time. This collection pays tribute to seven of his finest and funniest films, starring cinema's most illustrious screen stars."--Packaging
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 3.
  • The lady Eve
  • a Paramount Picture ; produced by Paul Jones ; written and directed by Preston Sturges ; director of photography, Victor Milner ; edited by Stuart Gilmore ; screenplay based on a story by Monckton Hoffe
  • (1941 ; 95 min.)
  • Disc 4.
  • Sullivan's travels
  • a Paramount Picture ; associate producer Paul Jones ; written and directed by Preston Sturges ; director of photography, John Seitz ; edited by Stuart Gilmore ; musical score, Leo Shuken and Charles Bradshaw
  • (1942 ; 91 min.)
  • Disc 5.
  • The Palm Beach story
  • Disc 1.
  • a Paramount Picture ; associate producer, Paul Jones ; written and directed by Preston Sturges ; director of photography, Victor Milner ; edited by Stuart Gilmore ; musical score, Victor Young
  • (1942 ; 88 min.)
  • Disc 6.
  • The great moment
  • a Paramount Picture ; written and directed by Preston Sturges ; director of photography, Victor Milner ; edited by Stuart Gilmore ; musical score, Victor Young ; a screenplay based on a book by René Fülöp-Miller
  • (1944 ; 81 min.)
  • Disc 7.
  • Hail the conquering hero
  • a Paramount Picture ; written and directed by Preston Sturges ; director of photography, John F. Seitz ; edited by Stuart Gilmore ; musical score, Werner Heyman
  • (1944 ; 101 min.)
  • The great McGinty
  • a Paramount Picture ; produced by Paul Jones ; written and directed by Preston Sturges ; director of photography, William C. Mellor ; editor, Hugh Bennett ; musical score, Frederick Hollander
  • (1940 ; 82 min.)
  • Disc 2.
  • Christmas in July
  • a Paramount Picture ; produced by Paul Jones ; written and directed by Preston Sturges ; director of photography, Victor Milner ; editor, Ellsworth Hoagland
  • (1940 ; 68 min.)
Control code
ocm76971511
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
7 videodiscs (608 min.)
Isbn
9781417024148
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025193112620
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • 31126
  • 61031126
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)76971511
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono; single layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Preston Sturges : the filmmaker collection
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Full screen (1.33:1)
  • Title from packaging
  • Originally released as motion pictures from 1940-1944
  • "Preston Sturges was the first prominent screenwriter to direct his own script. He went on an unparalleled creative streak that brought to the screen some of the most beloved films of all time. This collection pays tribute to seven of his finest and funniest films, starring cinema's most illustrious screen stars."--Packaging
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 3.
  • The lady Eve
  • a Paramount Picture ; produced by Paul Jones ; written and directed by Preston Sturges ; director of photography, Victor Milner ; edited by Stuart Gilmore ; screenplay based on a story by Monckton Hoffe
  • (1941 ; 95 min.)
  • Disc 4.
  • Sullivan's travels
  • a Paramount Picture ; associate producer Paul Jones ; written and directed by Preston Sturges ; director of photography, John Seitz ; edited by Stuart Gilmore ; musical score, Leo Shuken and Charles Bradshaw
  • (1942 ; 91 min.)
  • Disc 5.
  • The Palm Beach story
  • Disc 1.
  • a Paramount Picture ; associate producer, Paul Jones ; written and directed by Preston Sturges ; director of photography, Victor Milner ; edited by Stuart Gilmore ; musical score, Victor Young
  • (1942 ; 88 min.)
  • Disc 6.
  • The great moment
  • a Paramount Picture ; written and directed by Preston Sturges ; director of photography, Victor Milner ; edited by Stuart Gilmore ; musical score, Victor Young ; a screenplay based on a book by René Fülöp-Miller
  • (1944 ; 81 min.)
  • Disc 7.
  • Hail the conquering hero
  • a Paramount Picture ; written and directed by Preston Sturges ; director of photography, John F. Seitz ; edited by Stuart Gilmore ; musical score, Werner Heyman
  • (1944 ; 101 min.)
  • The great McGinty
  • a Paramount Picture ; produced by Paul Jones ; written and directed by Preston Sturges ; director of photography, William C. Mellor ; editor, Hugh Bennett ; musical score, Frederick Hollander
  • (1940 ; 82 min.)
  • Disc 2.
  • Christmas in July
  • a Paramount Picture ; produced by Paul Jones ; written and directed by Preston Sturges ; director of photography, Victor Milner ; editor, Ellsworth Hoagland
  • (1940 ; 68 min.)
Control code
ocm76971511
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
7 videodiscs (608 min.)
Isbn
9781417024148
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025193112620
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • 31126
  • 61031126
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)76971511
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono; single layer
Video recording format
DVD

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