on the set of

Sturges cake 1943

The 45th birthday cake presented to Preston Sturges on the set of Hail the Conquering Hero (which was still going by its working title, The Little Marine). 1943.

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2 responses to “on the set of

  1. “Triumph Over Pain”? What was that, the working title for Harold Diddlebock, maybe? Probably not.

    • chainedandperfumed

      It’s The Great Moment which I believe was awaiting release when this photo was taken. The Great Moment is the oddball of Sturges’ Paramount releases — not even a comedy, really. A puzzling piece of work.

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