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Sullivan's Travels: The Criterion Collection DVD

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  • Technical Specs
  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Run Time: 90 Minutes
  • Region: 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: Fullscreen
  • Studio: Criterion
  • DVD Release Date: August 21, 2001
  • Audio:
    ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Mono
  • Color: Black & White
  • Includes:
    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 American Masters documentary by Kenneth Bowser
    Interview with Preson 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
    Production Stills Archive
    Scrapbook of Original Publicity Materials
    Original Theatrical Trailer
This was only the third film from writer/director Preston Sturges, but it may be his finest work and one of the great films of all time. Starring Joel McCrea and Veronica Lake, the touching comedy follows an over educated film producer who has become wealthy making mindless entertainment for the masses, but has a deep longing to create more serious movies that earn him the respect of critics. To achieve his goals, the sheltered rich man goes on the road disguised as a penniless hobo so that he may discover the plight of the common man.
 
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