Tag: Vanity Fair

October 5, 2013 /
October 5, 2013 /

The Seven Wonders of Preston Sturges In just four years, 1940–44, Preston Sturges wrote and directed seven classics reflecting the America he loved and laughed at–a fast-talking, unpredictable melting pot that seems more real than the visions of Frank Capra or John Ford. Then his luck ran out. By Douglas…

January 31, 2013 /

How does a young lady who hops aboard a train in New York City without her luggage and ticket end up serenaded by “The Ale and Quail” club? And, breakfast with a stranger dressed in a pajama top and blanket skirt? You’ll have to watch “The Palm Beach Story” to…