Known as the daddy of screwball comedy, he wrote and directed such motion pictures as THE GIRL Eve (1941), Sullivan’s Moves (1941), The Hand Beach Tale (1942), as well as the Wonder of Morgan’s Creek (1944). He received the 1941 Academy Honor for Best Initial Screenplay for THE FANTASTIC McGinty. He performed on Broadway in the play Hotbed in 1928. He also created the play The Guinea Pig in the same 12 months. The Guinea Pig opened up in Massachusetts and relocated to Broadway a 12 months later. Paramount Photos bought his script for THE FANTASTIC McGinty for $1 using the contract that Sturges will be allowed to immediate the film, producing the picture his directorial debut. He wedded his 4th wife Sandy on August 15, 1951. He previously three children called Tom, Solomon and Preston Jr. He cast Veronica Lake in another of her 1st leading functions for the 1942 film Sullivan’s Moves.