Preston Sturges

Biography

Preston Sturges (29 August 1898 – 6 August 1959), originally Edmund Preston Biden, was a celebrated playwright, screenwriter and film director born in Chicago, Illinois. In 1941 he won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for the film The Great McGinty.

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28 titles Writing Directing Acting

6.8

Rock-a-Bye Baby

1958 · Screenplay

7.7

Unfaithfully Yours

1948 · Screenplay

6.7

I'll Be Yours

1947 · Screenplay

6.8

The Sin of Harold Diddlebock

1947 · Screenplay

6.3

The Great Moment

1944 · Screenplay

7.8

Hail the Conquering Hero

1944 · Writer

7.9

The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek

1943 · Writer

7.7

The Palm Beach Story

1942 · Screenplay

7.9

The Lady Eve

1941 · Screenplay

8.1

Sullivan's Travels

1941 · Writer

7.6

Christmas in July

1940 · Writer

7.5

The Great McGinty

1940 · Writer

7.7

Remember the Night

1940 · Screenplay

7.1

Never Say Die

1939 · Screenplay

6.2

Port of Seven Seas

1938 · Writer

6.3

College Swing

1938 · Screenplay

7.3

If I Were King

1938 · Writer

7.8

Easy Living

1937 · Screenplay

6.7

Hotel Haywire

1937 · Writer

6.5

Love Before Breakfast

1936 · Writer

7.7

The Good Fairy

1935 · Screenplay

7.1

Diamond Jim

1935 · Writer

6.9

Thirty Day Princess

1934 · Screenplay

7.8

Twentieth Century

1934 · Writer

6.2

We Live Again

1934 · Adaptation

6.9

The Power and the Glory

1933 · Writer

6.7

Child of Manhattan

1933 · Theatre Play

6.1

Strictly Dishonorable

1931 · Theatre Play

6.0

The Big Pond

1930 · Dialogue

11 titles Writing Directing Acting

6.2

The Diary of Major Thompson Les carnets du Major Thompson

1955 · Director

6.3

Vendetta

1950 · Director

7.7

Unfaithfully Yours

1948 · Director

6.8

The Sin of Harold Diddlebock

1947 · Director

6.3

The Great Moment

1944 · Director

7.8

Hail the Conquering Hero

1944 · Director

7.9

The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek

1943 · Director

7.7

The Palm Beach Story

1942 · Director

8.1

Sullivan's Travels

1941 · Director

7.9

The Lady Eve

1941 · Director

7.6

Christmas in July

1940 · Director

7.5

The Great McGinty

1940 · Director

2 titles Writing Directing Acting

5.9

Paris Holiday

1958 · Serge Vitry

6.8

Star Spangled Rhythm

1942 · Preston Sturges