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Sullivan's Travels (1941)

Not Rated
90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about life, which gives him a rude awakening.
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Composers
Charles Bradshaw (musical score) | Leo Shuken (music score)
Cinematographer
John F. Seitz (as John Seitz)
Editor
Stuart Gilmore (edited by)
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$ 689,665
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Release date
Feb 6, 1942 (United States)
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Joel McCrea
John L. Sullivan John L. Sullivan   See fewer
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Veronica Lake
The Girl The Girl   See fewer
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Robert Warwick
Mr. LeBrand Mr. LeBrand   See fewer
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William Demarest
Mr. Jones Mr. Jones   See fewer
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Franklin Pangborn
Mr. Casalsis Mr. Casalsis   See fewer
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Porter Hall
Mr. Hadrian Mr. Hadrian   See fewer
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Byron Foulger
Mr. Valdelle Mr. Valdelle   See fewer
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Margaret Hayes
Secretary Secretary   See fewer
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Robert Greig
Sullivan's Butler Sullivan's Butler   See fewer
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Eric Blore
Sullivan's Valet Sullivan's Valet   See fewer
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Torben Meyer
The Doctor The Doctor   See fewer
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Victor Potel
Cameraman Cameraman   See fewer
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Richard Webb
Radio Man Radio Man   See fewer
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Charles R. Moore
Colored Chef (as Charles Moore) Colored Chef (as Charles Moore)   See fewer
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Esther Howard
Miz Zeffie Miz Zeffie   See fewer
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Frank Moran
Tough Chauffeur Tough Chauffeur   See fewer
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Georges Renavent
Old Tramp Old Tramp   See fewer
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Harry Rosenthal
The Trombenick The Trombenick   See fewer
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The Mister (as Alan Bridge) The Mister (as Alan Bridge)   See fewer
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Jan Buckingham
Mrs. Sullivan Mrs. Sullivan   See fewer
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Chick Collins
Capital Capital   See fewer
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George Anderson
Sullivan's Ex-Manager (uncredited) Sullivan's Ex-Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elizabeth Ashley
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8.1 / 10 | 20,882 votes