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Sullivan's Travels

1941 Drama, Adventure, Comedy

About

Successful movie director John L. Sullivan, convinced he won't be able to film his ambitious masterpiece until he has suffered, dons a hobo disguise and sets off on a journey, aiming to "know trouble" first-hand. When all he finds is a train ride back to Hollywood and a beautiful blonde companion, he redoubles his efforts, managing to land himself in more trouble than he bargained for when he lose...

Directed by

Preston Sturges

Written by

Preston Sturges (Writer)

Runtime

91 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

A Happy-Go Lucky Hitch-Hiker on the Highway to happiness! He wanted to see the world . . . but wound up in Lover's Lane!

Cast

Lists

#211 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#61 on AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition AFI

#423 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider