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When screenwriter Preston Sturges sold his script for The Great McGinty (1940) to Paramount Pictures for a whopping price of $10, few could have guessed he was about to break new ground in Hollywood. The film’s success – coupled with a Best Oscar win for Best Original Screenplay – effectively established Sturges as Hollywood’s first successful screenwriter-turned-director and quickly followed up with The Lady Eve (1941), Sullivan’s Travels (also 1941) and The Palm Beach Story (1942). Following on the heels of the latter, Sturges began work on his most ambitious film during his years at Paramount, The Great Moment. Originally released on DVD as part of The Preston Sturges...

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