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Description - Three More Screenplays by Preston Sturges by Preston Sturges

This volume of scripts focuses on three screenplays written but not directed by Preston Sturges. Included are "The Power and the Glory", which influenced Welles in the conception of "Citizen Kane", and the romantic comedies "Remember the Night" and "Easy Living". The scripts cast light on Sturges collaboration with directors Mitchell Leisen and William K. Howard and in the introduction Andrew Horton analyzes the contributions of Sturges to the film comedy genre and to Hollywood film history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780520210042
ISBN-10: 0520210042
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 500
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 18-Aug-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Preston Sturges

Preston Sturges (1898-1959) was a member of Hollywood's gifted royalty. He wrote, directed, and produced a remarkable number of successful films, and wrote and produced for the Broadway stage. Andrew Horton, Jeanne H. Smith Professor of Film Studies at the University of Oklahoma, is the author of Writing the Character-Centered Screenplay (California, 1993) and coeditor (with Stuart McDougal) of Play It Again, Sam (California, 1998). Tom Sturges, who conceived this series of books, is the general manager of Los Angeles-based T.W.Is.M. Records. He is working on a one-man play about the life of his father, Preston Sturges.

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