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Title Sullivan's travels [videorecording] / a Paramount Picture ; associate producer, Paul Jones ; written and directed by Preston Sturges.

Imprint [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2001]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    SUL    Available
Description 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The Criterion collection ; 118
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 118.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1941.
Special features: 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 documentary made by Kenneth Bowser for PBS's American masters series ; interview with Preston 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.
Credits Director of photography, John Seitz ; editor, Stuart Gilmore ; music, Leo Shuken and Charles Bradshaw.
Cast Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest, Margaret Hayes, Porter Hall, Franklin Pangborn, Eric Blore, Robert Greig, Georges Renavent, Harry Rosenthal.
Summary A successful Hollywood director disguises himself as a bum and sets off to see America from the bottom up. In the midst of the brutality and despair, he makes a valuable discovery--that what the downtrodden need most is laughter.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, full (1.33:1) screen presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Motion picture producers and directors -- Drama.
Tramps -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Comedy films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Criterion collection
Added Author Jones, Paul, 1901-1968
Sturges, Preston
McCrea, Joel, 1905-1990
Lake, Veronica
Warwick, Robert, 1878-1965.
Hayes, Margaret, 1916-1977.
Hall, Porter, 1888-1953.
Pangborn, Franklyn, 1889-1958.
Blore, Eric, 1887-1959.
Greig, Robert, 1879-1958.
Shuken, Leo, 1906-1976
Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Container title: Preston Sturges' Sullivan's travels
ISBN 1559409193
Standard No. 715515012126
Music No. CC1572D Criterion Collection

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