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“This Is Our Land” and “Le Corbeau”


The New Yorker - Apr 20, 2018
In “The Great McGinty” (1940), Preston Sturges introduced a bum who happily casts his vote in thirty-seven different precincts, for two bucks a pop, before becoming first a cog and then a wrench in the political works. In Frank Capra's “Meet John Doe ...
 

The Naïve Cynicism of Sturges' Great McGinty


Splice Today - Jul 14, 2016
That would be a good two-word summary of Preston Sturges' attitude in The Great McGinty (1940). Frank Capra's Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) is full of fulsome paeans to America, complete with Lincoln memorial money shots and a grandiose ...
 

Preston Sturges: how a master of daftness conquered Hollywood


The Guardian - Feb 12, 2016
After years of lobbying to direct, he agreed to forego his usual hefty fee in order to direct his next film, The Great McGinty. In it, a bum joins forces with a corrupt boss and eventually becomes a state governor. When he tries to go straight for love ...
 

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The Great McGinty (1940), dir. Preston Sturges.
 

The Great Mcginty Trailer 1940


The Great Mcginty Trailer 1940 Director: Preston Sturges Starring: Akim Tamiroff, Allyn Joslyn, Brian Donlevy, Louis Jean Heydt, Muriel Angelus, William ...
 

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Der grosse McGinty (The Great McGinty) - engl. Trailer


In einer Bar kommen sich zwei Männer in die Haare -- der eine ehrlich, der andere ein notorischer Lügner. Erzählt wird die Geschichte von letzterem, dessen ...
 

ACADEMY AWARD THEATER: THE GREAT MCGINTY - BRIAN DONLEVY


This show aired in 1947.