Mysterium Tremendum et fascinans

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Not only was ‘Veronica Lake’ pregnant during the making of this movie, she was between six and eight months pregnant. Production took place from June 12 to July 22 1941, and her daughter Elaine Detlie was born on August 21, 1941. The only other people involved in the production who knew of her condition were the costume designer, Edith Head, and Louise Sturges, wife of Preston. Miss Head designed costumes to hide the condition. Miss Lake was afraid that she would not be allowed to make the movie if her advanced state of pregnancy was revealed, owing to the physical demands of the role.

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aftoiasis:

Sullivan’s Travels - 1941

aftoiasis:

Sullivan’s Travels - 1941

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I watched Sullivan’s Travels for my Film Analysis class & now i’m in the tags  bc I really liked it & bc Veronica Lake’s hair

grouchosmarx:

Favourite Classic Films (in no particular order)
Sullivan’s Travels (1941), dir. Preston Struges

There’s a lot to be said for making people laugh. Did you know that that’s all some people have? It isn’t much, but it’s better than nothing in this cockeyed caravan.

asbestoe:

Veronica Lake getting ready in Sullivan’s Travels (Preston Sturges, 1941)