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6 edition of Sullivan"s Travels found in the catalog.

Sullivan"s Travels

by Preston Sturges

  • 60 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by MCA/Universal Home Video .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Film & Video - Screenwriting

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9671649M
    ISBN 101558800697
    ISBN 109781558800694

    Join Robyn Carr, #1 New York Times bestselling aut Want to Read. Shelving menuAuthor: Robyn Carr.   Sullivan's Travels is still as brilliant and funny today as it was back in the early '40s, when Sturges was the toast of Tinseltown, praised as its premier satirist and crafter of social comedies.5/5.

    Sullivan's Travels would be delighted to plan your golfing experience in Ireland, whether you golf one round or 6 courses. We will set up your transportation, accommodations and book the tee times at the courses you chose. We can also arrange for a cart, or a caddy. Tired of churning out lightweight comedies, Hollywood director John L. Sullivan (Joel McCrea) decides to make O Brother, Where Art Thou?—a serious, socially responsible film about human suffering. After his producers point out that he knows nothing of hardship, Sullivan hits the road disguised as a hobo. En route to enlightenment, he encounters a lovely but no-nonsense young woman (Veronica Actors: John L. Sullivan.

    Sullivan's Travels. 17, likes 4 talking about this. The Official Universal Studios Entertainment Facebook PageFollowers: 18K.   To take Sullivan’s Travels on its own “cockeyed caravan” terms is to fall victim to the very cautions Sturges surmises throughout. The film’s ending, with Sully and the Girl (Veronica Lake) in smiling close-up, is something of a disappearing act, as the complexities of Sturges’s comprehensive interests are boiled down into a simplistic one-liner by Sully, who’s adamant that he’s /5.


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Sullivan's Travels has the reputation as Sturges' best film, which is a shame, because it is the formal changes of tone that impresses more than much of the content. Hail the Conquering Hero, Miracle of Morgan's Creek and also the Palm Beach Story and Christmas in July, on the other hand, are Sturges at the top of his game in the wit and intelligence of his writing throughout/5().

"Sullivan's Travels" is a delightful movie by Preston Sturges with Sullivans Travels book satire of Hollywood lifestyle and the importance of comedy in the life of people, a relief for a couple of minutes for those that do not have other sort of entertainment.

Joel McCrea is very funny in the role of a naive director trying to find how the poor people live/10(K). Sullivan's Travels Right Here on Our Stage Tonight: Ed Sullivan’s America by Gerald Nachman University of California Press, pages, $ paperback For anyone under the age of 40, the name Ed Sullivan is a notation in a history book, someone you’ve read about or seen but never really experienced ; Most people have Sullivans Travels book seen.

Written and directed by Preston Sturges, Sullivan’s Travels is one of the greatest Hollywood satires ever made. John L. Sullivan (Joel McCrea) is an idealist filmmaker who decides to make a serious, socially responsible movie instead of his typical comedic fare/5(). Our latest addition at Sullivans is our travel office.

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Our past years of cruise travel has given us our inspiration to help our clients achieve the ultimate in cruise. The Coen brothers got the title for their film “O Brother, Where Art Thou?,” as well as its premise, from Preston Sturges’s inside-Hollywood comedy, “Sullivan’s Travels” (which I.

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Sullivan's Travels essays are academic essays for citation. These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of Sullivan's Travels by director Preston Sturges.

Depression-Era Philosophies: Steinbeck and Sturges Wikipedia Entries for Sullivan’s TravelsAuthor: Preston Sturges. With its almost Shakespearean combination of uproarious comedy and grim tragedy, Sullivan's Travels is Sturges' masterpiece and one of the.

Sullivan's Travels is a gem, an almost serious comedy not taken entirely seriously, with wonderful dialogue, eccentric characterisations, and superlative performances throughout%. SULLIVAN'S TRAVELS, really, to me, only had one screwball comedy, slapstick miss and that was the "must Everyone get pulled into the swimming pool (gag)".

But, SULLIVAN'S TRAVELS is amusing even moreso with its dialogue: "You need me to go with you you don't know what you're doing, you can't even FIND trouble you can't even find your way OUT of Hollywood."/5(27).

A Hollywood director, John L Sullivan, sets out to experience life as a poor, homeless person in order to gain relevant life experience for his next movie. — grantss Sullivan is a successful, spoiled, and naive director of fluff films, with a heart-o-gold, who decides he wants to make a film about the troubles of the downtrodden poor.

The primary motivating force that seems to be behind the narrative trajectory of Preston Sturges’s comedy Sullivan’s Travels is one that is inextricably linked to the era in which it was made.

In fact, the making and the release of Sullivan’s Travels spans two eras. Production began as the Great Depression was starting to wind down of its Author: Preston Sturges. The Sullivan’s Travels Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like : Preston Sturges.

SULLIVAN'S TRAVELS, really, to me, only had one screwball comedy, slapstick miss and that was the "must Everyone get pulled into the swimming pool (gag)".

But, SULLIVAN'S TRAVELS is amusing even moreso with its dialogue: "You need me to go with you you don't know what you're doing, you can't even FIND trouble you can't even find your way OUT of Hollywood."5/5.

Successful movie director John L. Sullivan, 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, he redoubles his efforts, managing to land himself in more trouble than he bargained for when he 4/5(11K). The most ambitious of Preston Sturges' string of s classics, Sullivan's Travels is a brilliant mixture of genres, combining giddy comedy with often brutal realism, made all the more powerful by the contrast/5(6).

Preston Sturges was a writer-director the like of which we haven't seen since. He was a well-connected anarchist in a system that frowned on such tendencies - unless they made money. Sullivan's Travels () is generally considered one of celebrated writer/director Preston Sturges' greatest dramatic comedies - and a satirical statement of his own director's creed.

One of his more interesting and intelligent films from a repertoire of about twelve films in his entire career, Sturges' Sullivan's Travels satirizes Hollywood pretension and excesses with his particular brand.

Sullivan's Travels () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.Robyn Carr is known for the rustic and popular Sullivan’s Crossing series.

The series kicked off in with the release of the debut novel. It was quickly followed by a sequel and the third book came out in and is titled The Family Gathering. What We Find is the first novel in Robyn Carr’s intriguing fictional series, Sullivan’s. The sweetest, most generous-hearted satire of the Hollywood film industry the town has ever produced, Sullivan’s Travels was the fourth of the eight films Preston Sturges made during his astonishingly prolific streak between and Deserving of eternal veneration as the first screenwriter to decisively break through as a director, Sturges paved the way for the likes of John .