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Preston Sturges
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Country: USA

Total Titles at Criticker: 35 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Writer (33) | Director (13) | Actor (2)
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Preston Sturges: The Rise and Fall of an American Dreamer (1990)
A documentary on the film career of Preston Sturges
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Unfaithfully Yours (1984)
Claude Eastman, is a composer and conductor. He is married to Daniella, who is half his age. While away on a trip he told his Italian driver, Giuseppe, to tell his friend Norman to keep an eye on her, or take care of her. But his english is not too good, so Norman thought he was saying that Claude wanted him to hire a private eye to keep tabs on her. Which he did... (imdb)
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Rock-a-Bye Baby (1958)
A Movie star has triplets, but does not want her beloved public to find out. Has she made a mistake in hiring Jerry Lewis as the babysitter. (imdb)
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Paris Holiday (1958)
Comedian Bob Hunter is aided by his French counterpart Fernydel and two beautiful blondes when he is targeted for death by a powerful European counterfeiting ring. (imdb)
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The Birds and the Bees (1956)
On an ocean voyage, a card shark and her father cheat a naive man out of his money. Things take a twist when the girl falls in love with the man she's just fleeced. (imdb)
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The French, They Are a Funny Race (1955)
An English Major finds himself in France in a series of romantic misadventures.
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Strictly Dishonorable (1951)
An Italian opera star has a marriage of convenience with an innocent fan from Mississippi.
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The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949)
Saloon-bar singer Freddie gets very angry whenever boyfriend Blackie seems to be playing around. She always packs a six-shooter, so this is bad news for anything that happens to be in the way. (imdb)
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Unfaithfully Yours (1948)
Sir Alfred De Carter suspects his wife of infidelity. While conducting a symphony orchestra, he imagines three different ways of dealing with the situation. (imd)
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The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (1947)
Twenty years after his triumphs as a freshman on the football field, Harold is a mild-mannered clerk who dreams about marrying the girl at the desk down the aisle. But losing his job destroys that dream, and when he finds a particularly potent drink at his local bar, he goes on a very strange and funny rampage (with a lion in tow). (imdb)
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A small-town girl tells a small fib to a wealthy businessman; complications ensue. (imdb)
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The Miracle of Morgan
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 (imdb)
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Hail the Conquering Hero (1944)
Woodrow is discharged from the military for hay fever, but fabricates receiving an heroic honorable discharge before returning home.
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The Great Moment (1944)
In the winter of 1868, Eben Frost (William Demarest) 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." Frost drives to a country farmhouse and gives the medal to Morton's widow, Elizabeth Morton (Betty Field) who explains to her daughter, Betty (Donivee Lee), that Frost was the first person given anesthesia by her father, Boston dentist Dr. W.T.G. Morton... (imdb)
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The Palm Beach Story (1942)
An inventor needs cash to develop his big idea. His wife, who loves him, decides to raise it for him by divorcing him and marrying a millionaire. (imdb)
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Safeguarding Military Information (1942)
Documentary short depicting the dangers of inadvertent dispersal of secret military information, showing the unintended and disastrous results of careless conversation and improper maintenance of secret records.
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Sullivan
A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about Life...which gives him a rude awakening. (imdb)
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The Lady Eve (1941)
Returning from a year up the Amazon studying snakes, the rich but unsophisticated Charles Pike meets con-artist Jean Harrington on a ship... (imdb)
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Remember the Night (1940)
Just before Christmas, Lee Leander is caught shoplifting. It is her third offense. She is prosecuted by John Sargent. He gets the trial postponed because it is hard to get a conviction at Christmastime. But he feels sorry for her and arranges for her bail, and ends up taking her home to his mother for Christmas. Surrounded by a loving family (in stark contrast to Lee's own family background) they fall in love. This creates a new problem: how do they handle the upcoming trial? (imdb)
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Christmas in July (1940)
An office clerk loves entering contests in the hopes of someday winning a fortune and marrying the girl he loves. His latest attempt is the Maxford House Coffee Slogan Contest. As a joke, some of his co-workers put together a fake telegram which says that he won the $25,000 grand prize. As a result, he gets a promotion, buys presents for all of his family and friends, and proposes to his girl. When the truth comes out, he's not prepared for the consequences. (imdb)
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The Great McGinty (1940)
Told in flashback, Depression-era bum Dan McGinty is recruited by the city's political machine to help with vote fraud. His great aptitude for this brings rapid promotion from "the boss," who finally decides he'd be ideal as a new, nominally "reform" mayor; but this candidacy requires marriage. His in-name-only marriage to honest Catherine proves the beginning of the end for dishonest Dan... (imdb)
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Port of Seven Seas (1938)
In the French port of Marseille, a young woman named Madelon is in love with a young sailor, Marius. Discovering she is pregnant after Marius sets out to sea for several years, she marries another man to prevent the child being born out of wedlock.
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If I Were King (1938)
Vagabond poet Francois Villon wins the chance to improve life in Medieval France, if he will give up his lower-class friends. (imdb)
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Easy Living (1937)
J.B. Ball, a rich financier, gets fed up with his free-spending family. He takes his wife's just-bought (very expensive) sable coat and throws it out the window, it lands on poor hard-working girl Mary Smith. But it isn't so easy to just give away something so valuable, as he soon learns. (imdb)
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Love Before Breakfast (1936)
Kay Colby (Carole Lombard) is a society girl separated from her fiancé Bill Wadsworth (Cesar Romero) by his sudden decision to take a job with Amalgamated Oil in Japan. Before Bill's ship has even left the harbor, Kay is being relentlessly pursued by a new admirer. (tcm.com)
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The Good Fairy (1935)
A naive girl just out of a cloistered orphanage finds that being a 'good fairy' to strangers makes life awfully complicated. (imdb)
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Diamond Jim (1935)
The story of legendary gambler Diamond Jim Brady and his romance with entertainer Lillian Russell. (imdb)
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Imitation of Life (1934)
Bea Pullman and her daughter Jessie have had a hard time making ends meet since Bea's husband died. Help comes in the form of Delilah Johnson, who agrees to work as Bea's housekeeper in exchange for a room for herself and her daughter Peola... (imdb)
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Twentieth Century (1934)
Broadway director Oscar Jaffe (John Barrymore) is a bigger ham than most actors, but through sheer drive and talent he is able to build a successful career. When one of his discoveries, Lily Garland (Carole Lombard), rises to stardom and heeds the call of Hollywood, Oscar begins a career slide. He hits the skids and seems on his way out, until he chances to meet Lily again, on a train ride aboard the Twentieth Century Limited... (imdb)
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Thirty Day Princess (1934)
A European princess arrives in New York City to secure a much-needed loan for her country. She contracts the mumps, and an actress who looks exactly like her is hired to impersonate her. (imdb)
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The Invisible Man (1933)
A scientist finds a way of becoming invisible, but in doing so, he becomes murderously insane. (imdb)
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The Power and the Glory (1933)
A man's life is retold just after his funeral. Beginning as a track walker, Tom Garner rose through all sorts of railroad jobs to head the company. In the meantime he lost touch with his family. When he saw what was happening it was already too late. (imdb)
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Child of Manhattan (1933)
Paul Vanderkill is extraordinarily wealthy because his grandfather happened to buy farmland in what was to become Midtown Manhattan. The Loveland Dance Hall is one of the tenants of the Vanderkill estates. To reassure his aunt Sophie, Vanderkill visits Loveland to determine whether it is as disreputable as Sophie suspects. (imdb)
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Strictly Dishonorable (1931)
A womanizing singer falls for an old-fashioned Southern belle. The problem is, she already has a fiance. (imdb)
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Fast and Loose (1930)
A wealthy family is thrown into turmoil when the daughter falls for the family chauffeur and the son begins to keep company with a chorus girl. (imdb)
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