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- 1 videocassette (VHS)(ca. 73 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
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- Bacon, Michael.Bowser, Kenneth.Maloney, Denis.McCarthy, Todd.Weaver, Fritz.Werner, Ken.
- CAV 025.Credits: Director, producer, Kenneth Bowser; editor, Ken Werner; script, Todd McCarthy; photography, Denis Maloney; music, Michael Bacon.Narrator, Fritz Weaver.Summary: This is a survey of the career of writer-director Preston Sturges tracing the highs and lows of his life illuminated with clips from his films and extracts from interviews with Eddie Bracken, Betty Hutton, Joel McCrea, Paul Schrader, Andrew Sarris and others. Sturges is instated as Hollywood's first ironist whose satires of American mores skilfully outwitted the Hays code.