Films byTexts by Preston Sturges
FILM
Preston Sturges, 1940, 82’

“WHATTA GUY! He loved a fight or a frolic... and he usually found one!”

 

Skeeters: If it wasn’t for graft, you’d get a very low type of people in politics. Men without ambition. Jellyfish.

FILM
Preston Sturges, 1941, 90’

Sullivan: I want this picture to be a... document. I want to hold a mirror up to life. I want this to be a picture of dignity... a true canvas of the suffering of humanity.

LeBrand: But with a little sex in it.

FILM
Preston Sturges, 1941, 94’

“Once long ago, as a teenage cinephile, I found myself sitting in front of Sturges’ The Lady Eve (1941). I had been told it was a masterpiece but, as is the case with every cinephile, I needed to be personally convinced of its greatness – so I waited for the epiphany to arrive.