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The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Preston Sturges and produced by Preston Sturges.

The Miracle of Morgan's Creek was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2001.

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The Miracle of Morgan's Creek

By Michael on Oct 2, 2013 From Le Mot du Cinephiliaque

The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek (Preston Sturges, 1944) Of all the comedies from writer-director Preston Sturges, The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek might be one of the most appreciated. Maybe for its irreverent satire or the sheer fun this movie is all about. But the thing that hooked me was ... Read full article


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Constable Kockenlocker: [to his 14-year-old daughter, gruffly but jokingly] Listen, Zipper-puss! Some day they're just gonna find your hair ribbon and an axe someplace. Nothing else! The Mystery of Morgan's Creek!


Emmy: [on taking out $900 from the bank in the middle of the night] It might be wrong but it would be very handy.


Emmy: That's not being very helpful.
Constable Kockenlocker: What do you want me to do? Learn to knit?


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The character Gov. McGinty is Dan McGinty, from the earlier film by Preston Sturges, The Great McGinty. Brian Donlevy played the character in both films. Akim Tamiroff also appears as "The Boss," reprising his role from the earlier film.
Premiere voted this movie as one of "The 50 Greatest Comedies Of All Time" in 2006.
When the film was released, it was such a huge hit, it was literally standing room only for many performances.
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The Miracle of Morgan's Creek

Released 1944
Inducted 2001
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