Spotlight on Leo McCarey, The Original Improviser

Leo McCarey was an incredible movie director from the first half of the 20th century. His filmography is mainly full of comedies, but he also made quite a few dramas, that also had small touches of comedy. He was one of the most well-known director's around the world during the 1930's and 40's, with his name above the film title, a sign of prestige that many director's didn't have during the studio system of yesteryear.

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Spotlight on Preston Sturges, An Underrated Genius

Preston Sturges: The King of Comedy, in my opinion (I don't think anyone else says that about him). Sturges was a film director and screenwriter who had an amazing knack for writing incredibly sophisticated dialogue that was delivered by characters ranging from working-class types to the wealthy. He worked in all genres, and was equally adept at tragedy and social satire.

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