Part of the Program: Tuesday Nights at the Movies
Woodmere Art Museum
Writer-Director Preston Sturges’ Swiftian satirical take on the movie biz. Famous Hollywood director of light comedies Joel McCrea yearns to throw off the handcuffs of popularity and commercialism to create socially meaningful dramas. As research, he sets out to live as a hobo and in doing so connects with poor aspiring actress Veronica Lake. Photographed by the great John Seitz.