Sullivan's Travels (1941) was a Comedy - Adventure Film directed by Preston Sturges and produced by Preston Sturges and Paul Jones.
Sullivan's Travels was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1990.
1001 Classic Movies: Sullivan's TravelsBy Amanda Garrett on Jan 23, 2017 From Old Hollywood Films
Sullivan's Travels (1942), starring Joel McCrea and Veronica Lake, is one of the 1001 classic movies you should see. Each Monday, I'm going to recommend a classic movie you should see (for the reasons behind the 1001 series and reviews of earlier films covered go here). January's theme is movies ... Read full article
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The Girl: And I'll go with you.
John L. Sullivan: How can I be alone if you're with me?
John L. Sullivan: There's a lot to be said for making people laugh. Did you know that that's all some people have? It isn't much, but it's better than nothing in this cockeyed caravan.
Policeman at Beverly Hills station: How does the girl fit into the picture?
John L. Sullivan: There's always a girl in the picture. What's the matter, don't you go to the movies?
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In 2007, the American Film Institute ranked this as the #61 Greatest Movie of All Time. It was the first inclusion of this film on the list.
Preston Sturges had originally intended to use a clip from a Charles Chaplin film for the church sequence, but Chaplin wouldn't give permission. In an earlier scene, Joel McCrea does parody the Little Tramp character. The cartoon eventually used was Walt Disney's Playful Pluto.
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