Three More Screenplays by Preston Sturges: The Power and the Glory, Easy Living, and Remember the Night

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Overview

Preston Sturges (1898-1959) was a member of Hollywood's gifted royalty, producing a remarkable number of films. In this third volume of scripts by one of Hollywood's wisest and wittiest filmmakers, the focus is on screenplays written but not directed by Sturges. This volume will be the perfect accompaniment to the re-release of Sturges films on home video. 8 illustrations.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780520210042
  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Publication date: 8/29/1998
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 500
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.13 (d)

Meet the Author


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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Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
The Power and the Glory 21
Easy Living 141
Remember the Night 315
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