AFI MOVIE CLUB
LESLI LINKA GLATTER ANNOUNCES SULLIVAN’S TRAVELS
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
WHAT: Lesli Linka Glatter announces today’s AFI Movie Club selection: SULLIVAN’S TRAVELS. The film is ranked #61 on AFI’s 10th Anniversary list of the greatest movies of all time. The Preston Sturges’ comedy also appears at #39 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Laughs list and at #25 on AFI’s list of the most inspiring films ever.
DID YOU KNOW? The film opens with the following dedication: “To the memory of those who made us laugh: the motley mountebanks, the clowns, the buffoons, in all times and in all nations, whose efforts have lightened our burden a little, this picture is affectionately dedicated.” In this exclusive AFI Archive video, Steven Spielberg talks about SULLIVAN’S TRAVELS and its enduring message.
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