‘Sullivan’s Travels’ Doesn’t Take Itself Too Seriously

But this is not just another Preston Sturges screwball comedy

Filmmaker John L. Sullivan (Joel McCrea), impersonating a hobo, encounters a struggling actress played by Veronica Lake in the 1941 Preston Sturges film “Sullivan’s Travels.” Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures

Todd Hill is a former journalist with 30 years of experience, much of it in film criticism, who misses neither journalism nor the film beat.

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