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CHRISTMAS IN JULY

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U.S., 1940
Written and directed by Preston Sturges
Starring Dick Powell, Ellen Drew, Ernest Truex, William Demarest, Franklin Pangborn
Approx. 67 min. 35mm.


Where's Ed McMahon when you need him? Dick Powell thinks he "already has won" $25,000 in a radio slogan contest (his entry: "If you can't sleep, it isn't the coffee, it's the bunk") and acts accordingly — until he realizes... "Delicately satirizes the American Dream with respect for the ambitions and values of the 'little' people." – Jim Hillier. 

Reviews

“The most underrated of Sturges’ movies – a riotous comedy-satire about capitalism.”
– Jonathan Rosenbaum
 

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