skip navigation
The Great McGinty

The Great McGinty(1940)

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:
Remind Me

TCMDb Archive MaterialsView all archives (1)

DVDs from TCM Shop

The Great McGinty A hobo rises to town mayor... MORE > $59.98 Regularly $59.98 Buy Now

MISCELLANEOUS NOTES

powered by AFI

  • Released in United States 1940
  • Released in United States 1974
  • Released in United States June 1990
  • Released in United States on Video April 7, 1988
  • Re-released in United States on Video June 30, 1993
  • Shown at Sydney Film Festival June 8-22, 1990.
  • Released in United States 1940
  • Released in United States 1974 (Shown at FILMEX: Los Angeles International Film Exposition (The Preston Sturges Movie Marathon) March 28 - April 9, 1974)
  • Sturges sold this script to Paramount for $1 for the chance to direct it. It went on to win the first Oscar ever awarded for Best Original Screenplay.
  • Released in United States on Video April 7, 1988
  • Released in United States June 1990 (Shown at Sydney Film Festival June 8-22, 1990.)
  • Re-released in United States on Video June 30, 1993