Never Surrender: World War Two In The Movies - The Miracle Of Morgan's Creek (1944)
Introduction and comments following The Miracle Of Morgans Creek, 1944, with TCMs Ben Mankiewicz and Rob Citino, PhD.
Miracle Of Morgan's Creek, The - (Original Trailer)
During World War II, a 4F tries to help the woman he loves cover up a surprise pregnancy in Preston Sturges' comedy The Miracle Of Morgan's Creek (1944).
Miracle Of Morgan's Creek, The (1944) - Let's All Get Married!
Betty Hutton as Trudy Kockenlocker is let loose in an action sequence by writer-director Preston Sturges, in the car borrowed from her 4-F boyfriend, all-in for the sendoff for the soldiers shipping out, to the church basement, the country club, then the juke joint, Len Hendry the soldier with the big idea, in The Miracle Of Morgans Creek, 1944.
Miracle Of Morgan's Creek, The (1944) - The Bell In The Bay
Writer-director Preston Sturges introduces both his leads, Betty Hutton as Trudy Kockenlocker in a famous bit, with a song composed by Sturges, entertaining soldiers about to deploy, and Eddie Bracken as dejected, service-ineligible Norval, in the landmark home-front comedy, The Miracle Of Morgans Creek, 1944.
Miracle Of Morgan's Creek, The (1944) - Swaffled Or Something!
The morning after the soldiers sendoff party, where Trudy (Betty Hutton) drank spiked lemonade and got bonked on the head, she picks up Norval (Eddie Bracken) who provided her alibi and loaned her his car, way later than they should be, concocting a story for her father, in writer-director Preston Sturges The Miracle Of Morgans Creek, 1944.