Returning from a year up the Amazon studying snakes, the rich but unsophisticated Charles Pike meets con-artist Jean Harrington on a ship. Read More »
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Unfaithfully Yours (1948) Preston Sturges, Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell, Rudy Vallee, Comedy, Music, Romance, Thriller
Sir Alfred De Carter suspects his wife of adultery. While running a symphony orchestra, he imagines three unique means of managing the circumstance. Read More »
The Great Moment (1944) Preston Sturges, Joel McCrea, Betty Field, Harry Carey, Biography, Comedy, Drama
In the winter of 1868, Eben Frost goes to a Boston pawnshop and redeems a silver medal, inscribed to “Dr. W.T.G. Morton, the Benefactor of Mankind, with the Gratitude of Humanity.” Read More »
The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek (1944) Preston Sturges, Eddie Bracken, Betty Hutton, Diana Lynn, Comedy, Romance, War
Trudy Kockenlocker, a small-town girl with a soft spot for American soldiers, wakes up the morning after a wild farewell party for the troops to find that she married someone she can’t remember–and she’s pregnant. Norval Jones, the 4-F local boy who’s been in love with Trudy for years, tries to help her find a way out of her predicament. Trudy complicates matters further by falling for Norval, and events snowball from there.
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Sullivan’s Travels (1941) Preston Sturges, Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Successful movie director John L. Sullivan (Joel McCrea), convinced he won’t be able to film his ambitious masterpiece until he has suffered, dons a hobo disguise and sets off on a journey, aiming to “know trouble” first-hand. When all he finds is a train ride back to Hollywood and a beautiful blonde companion (Veronica Lake), he redoubles his efforts, managing to land himself in more trouble than he bargained for when he loses his memory and ends up a prisoner on a chain gang.
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