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Preston Sturges
BULLETIN ARCHIVE

Extensive bibliography of Preston Sturges works compiled by UC Berkley

Universal Home Video released one of the most comprehensive box sets ever enjoyed by a filmmaker. We salute and thank them for the complete respect they show Preston Sturges.
Click HERE for details.

It is with great sadness that the Sturges Family announces the passing of Sandy Sturges, after a very brief and very much one-sided bout with cancer.

PBS Encores Its Award-winning AMERICAN MASTERS show, "Preston Sturges: The Rise and Fall of an American Dreamer" on Wednesday, 13 September 2006. Check your local PBS listings for the time.

AFI NAMES THE 100 MOST inspiring films of all time.

TIME MAG PICKS 100 BEST EVER FLICKS 1920s-2000s
Among the chosen, Sturges's THE LADY EVE. See: 5/23/05 issue.


STURGES LOUNGE
The Writers Guild Foundation inaugurates its new library, including the Billy Wilder Reading Room and the Preston Sturges Lounge this June,
Click here for details.

RELEASE DATES ANNOUNCED FOR NEW UK DVDs

BOOKS ON
STURGES


American Film Institute names 4 Preston Sturges comedies among the 100 BEST COMEDIES.

SPRINGTIME FOR STURGES
Films of eight of Sturges's early screenplays (before he became a director) will be shown at The Film Forum from the 1st through the 6th of April 2005. Six days, eight films, plus Tom Sturges in person for the 8:00PM shows on the 1st and 2nd.


THE POWER AND THE GLORY is back!
Thanks to Messers. Bill Mechanic, Fred Chandler and Shawn Belston, and the kind offices of 20th Century Fox Film Corporation, we are happy to report that this amazing film has been fully restored!
Please click here for more details.

ANOTHER SAD PASSING.
Mr. Edwin Gillette, long-time secretary to Preston Sturges during the early days at Paramount (1935-41), passed away at his home in Los Angeles. He was 92. He is a featured interviewee in the Emmy-winning documentary THE RISE AND FALL OF AN AMERICAN DREAMER.

FAMILY FRIEND EDDIE BRACKEN PASSES:
Long time family friend Eddie Bracken passed away at his home in New Jersey.

FILM FORUM PRESENTS AMERICAN COMEDY SERIES:
an extraordinary opportunity to see all the great preston sturges films.

DEATH IN THE FAMILY:
Louise Sturges (1909-2000), third wife of Preston Sturges, mother of Solomon Sturges, IV (Mon), and grandmother of actress Shannon Sturges, died in Los Angeles on October 20th.

FIRST GREAT GRANDCHILD:
On September 6, 2001, Jack Enzo Kelley was born to Shannon Sturges and Michael Kelley, their first baby, and the first great-grandchild of Preston Sturges. The Sturges and Kelley clans invite you to rejoice with us.

THE WINNER:
Preston Sturges, the younger, won the Valley Theatre League 2001 Artistic Director Achievement Award for Author Original Play for his play, THE SPLIT. Vats of champagne were swilled.

NEW PLAY OPENING
THE SPLIT, a new comedy, written and directed by Preston Sturges, the younger, opens its North Hollywood run on 9 March 2001.

STURGES ON DVD

CRITERION SET TO RELEASE TWO STURGES DVD's
Criterion has scheduled 21 August 2001 as the street date for Sullivan's Travels and The Lady Eve on DVD, under license from
Universal Home Video.

Yale Rep presented  A CUP OF COFFEE
November 26 through December 18, 1999

"If you can't sleep at night, it's not the coffee, it's the bunk."

Beauvais Film Festival
9th International Film Festival of Beauvais.

Books On Sturges:
New edition of Preston Sturges By Preston Sturges Available!

Universal Laughter Series
Several of Sturges' films were featured in the Universal Laughter Series, a film series that toured the United States in the summer of 1998.

Yahoo! pick of the week
This site was one of the Yahoo! picks of the week for the week of 6-29-98.

Press:
Preston in print and on the air...

UK Sturges retrospective a part of British Film Institute's filmmakers showcase


COMING SOON
Paramount Studio is preparing what promises to be a boffo DVD of THE MIRACLE OF MORGAN'S CREEK. Its progress will be posted here.

LOST WORK DISCOVERED

Video Collection
U
niversal Cinema Classics: Preston Sturges Centennial Collection set is now out and available.

 



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