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Preston Sturges

Preston Sturges

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Also Known As: Died: August 6, 1959
Born: August 29, 1898 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
French They Are a Funny Race, The (1956) as Director
A retired English officer living in Paris combats his beautiful, frivilous wife over the best way to raise their child.
2.
Vendetta (1950) as Director
3.
The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949) as Director
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. As this is usually the local judge's rear-end, Freddie and friend Conchita are soon hiding out teaching school in the middle of nowhere.
4.
Unfaithfully Yours (1948) as Director
Set to music, a symphony conductor envisions multiple possible scenarios for dealing with his wife's infidelity.
5.
The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (1947) as Director
When he loses his job, a middle-aged bookkeeper goes out on the town.
6.
Hail the Conquering Hero (1944) as Director
A group of veterans help a small-town fraud convince his family he was a war hero.
7.
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944) as Director
During World War II, a 4F tries to help the woman he loves cover up a surprise pregnancy.
8.
The Great Moment (1944) as Director
A 19th-century dentist sets out to find a painless method for pulling teeth in this true story.
9.
The Palm Beach Story (1942) as Director
To finance her husband's career, a married woman courts an eccentric millionaire.
10.
Sullivan's Travels (1942) as Director
A filmmaker masquerades as a hobo to get in touch with the little people.
11.
The Lady Eve (1941) as Director
A lady cardsharp tries to con an eccentric scientist only to fall for him.
12.
The Great McGinty (1940) as Director
A hobo rises to town mayor when he hooks up with a crooked political boss.
13.
Christmas in July (1940) as Director
An unemployed dreamer thinks he's won a big radio contest.
14.
The Power and the Glory (1933) as Dialogue Director
A man rises to run a railroad company at the cost of his family ties.

Cast (feature film)

15.
Paris Holiday (1958) as Serge Vitry
American comedian Bob Hunter, on a luxury liner to France with French counterpart Fernandel, takes an interest in blonde diplomat Ann McCall while pursued by an even shapelier blonde, the mysterious Zara, who seems to be after something in Bob's possession. But he's only going to France to obtain rights to a new play...so what are Zara and her sinister boss after? The pursuit, amorous and larcenous, continues in Paris and escalates into a full-fledged comedy thriller.
16.
Star Spangled Rhythm (1943) as Himself
Pop, a security guard at Paramount has told his son that he's the head of the studio. When his son arrives in Hollywood on shore leave with his buddies, Pop enlists the aid of the studio's dizzy switchboard operator in pulling off the charade. Things get more complicated when Pop agrees to put together a show for the Navy starring Paramount's top contract players.
17.
Sullivan's Travels (1942) as Director on movie set
A filmmaker masquerades as a hobo to get in touch with the little people.
18.
Christmas in July (1940) as Man at shoeshine stand
An unemployed dreamer thinks he's won a big radio contest.

Writer (feature film)

19.
Unfaithfully Yours (1984) as From Screenplay
20.
Rock-a-Bye Baby (1958) as Based on a Story by
A small-town repairman takes in his childhood sweetheart's triplets and is mistaken for their father.
21.
The Birds and the Bees (1956) as Screenwriter
22.
French They Are a Funny Race, The (1956) as Screenwriter
A retired English officer living in Paris combats his beautiful, frivilous wife over the best way to raise their child.
23.
The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949) as Writer
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. As this is usually the local judge's rear-end, Freddie and friend Conchita are soon hiding out teaching school in the middle of nowhere.
24.
Unfaithfully Yours (1948) as An orig scr wrt by
Set to music, a symphony conductor envisions multiple possible scenarios for dealing with his wife's infidelity.
25.
The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (1947) as An orig scr wrt by
When he loses his job, a middle-aged bookkeeper goes out on the town.
26.
Hail the Conquering Hero (1944) as Writer
A group of veterans help a small-town fraud convince his family he was a war hero.
27.
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944) as Writer
During World War II, a 4F tries to help the woman he loves cover up a surprise pregnancy.
28.
The Great Moment (1944) as Writer
A 19th-century dentist sets out to find a painless method for pulling teeth in this true story.
29.
Sullivan's Travels (1942) as Writer
A filmmaker masquerades as a hobo to get in touch with the little people.
30.
The Palm Beach Story (1942) as Wrt by
To finance her husband's career, a married woman courts an eccentric millionaire.
31.
The Lady Eve (1941) as Writer
A lady cardsharp tries to con an eccentric scientist only to fall for him.
32.
Christmas in July (1940) as Writer
An unemployed dreamer thinks he's won a big radio contest.
33.
Remember the Night (1940) as Orig scr
An assistant D.A. takes a shoplifter home with him for Christmas.
34.
The Great McGinty (1940) as Writer
A hobo rises to town mayor when he hooks up with a crooked political boss.
35.
Never Say Die (1939) as Screenwriter
36.
College Swing (1938) as Contract Writer
In 1738, a pact is drawn up between the Alden family and a highly respected Colonial college: If any female member of the family can pass her college exams within a 200-year period, ownership of the institution will be turned over to her. Two hundred years later in 1938, the last of the Alden girls,
37.
Port of Seven Seas (1938) as Screenwriter
38.
If I Were King (1938) as Screenwriter
Vagabond poet Francois Villon wins the chance to improve life in Medieval France, if he will give up his lower-class friends.
39.
Easy Living (1937) as Screenwriter
When a working girl tries to return a lost fur coat, she gets caught up in a wealthy family's battles.
40.
Hotel Haywire (1937) as Scr and orig story
41.
Love Before Breakfast (1936) as Contr to trmt
A Park Avenue beauty plays two suitors against each other.
42.
Next Time We Love (1936) as Contr to scr const
Woman drops out of college to marry an ambitious, young journalist. Their happiness is delayed when a rich admirer sees that she gets an acting job just as her reporter leaves to cover the news from Rome. The marriage goes stale as separartions follow reunions, and the two pursue their respective ca
43.
The Good Fairy (1935) as Screenwriter
A naïve girl tries to use a rich admirer's money to help others.
44.
Diamond Jim (1935) as Screenwriter
45.
Imitation of Life (1934) as Contract Writer
A widow and her housekeeper go into business together but almost lose their daughters.
46.
We Live Again (1934) as Scr adpt
A Russian nobleman discovers the peasant girl he once seduced has turned to crime.
47.
Thirty Day Princess (1934) as Screenwriter
48.
The Power and the Glory (1933) as Orig scr
A man rises to run a railroad company at the cost of his family ties.
49.
The Invisible Man (1933) as Contract Writer
A scientist's experiments with invisibility turn him into a madman.
50.
The Big Pond (1930) as Dial
51.
Fast and Loose (1930) as Additional Dialogue
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.

Producer (feature film)

52.
The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949) as Producer
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. As this is usually the local judge's rear-end, Freddie and friend Conchita are soon hiding out teaching school in the middle of nowhere.
53.
Unfaithfully Yours (1948) as Producer
Set to music, a symphony conductor envisions multiple possible scenarios for dealing with his wife's infidelity.
54.
Hail the Conquering Hero (1944) as Producer
A group of veterans help a small-town fraud convince his family he was a war hero.
55.
I Married a Witch (1942) as Producer
A 300-year-old witch wreaks havoc when she falls in love with a young politician.

Music (feature film)

56.
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944) as Composer
During World War II, a 4F tries to help the woman he loves cover up a surprise pregnancy.
57.
Hail the Conquering Hero (1944) as Composer
A group of veterans help a small-town fraud convince his family he was a war hero.
58.
One Rainy Afternoon (1936) as Composer
Actor Philippe Martin and his married date Yvonne plan to neck in a darkened cinema, but he gets the wrong seat and mistakenly kisses lovely Monique, a publisher's daughter. An absurd scandal results; to protect Yvonne, Philippe insists that he was simply overcome by Monique's beauty. This naturally intrigues Monique...but her nominal fiancTe feels differently. French bureaucracy is broadly satirized.

Production Companies (feature film)

59.
I'll Be Yours (1947) as Company

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