Successful movie director John L. Sullivan, convinced he won't be able to film his ambitious masterpiece until he has suffered, dons a hobo disguise and sets off on a journey, aiming to "know trouble" first-hand. When all he finds is a train ride back to Hollywood and a beautiful blonde companion, he redoubles his efforts, managing to land himself in more trouble than he bargained for when he loses his memory and ends up a prisoner on a chain gang.

  1. Preston Sturges

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Joel McCrea

    Joel McCrea

    John Lloyd 'Sully' Sullivan

  2. Veronica Lake

    Veronica Lake

    The Girl

  3. Robert Warwick

    Robert Warwick

    Mr. LeBrand

  4. William Demarest

    William Demarest

    Mr. Jones

  5. Franklin Pangborn

    Franklin Pangborn

    Mr. Casalsis

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Sullivan's Travels
Sullivan's Travels


Status Released

Release Information

  • December 1, 1941


    No rating information.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 31m

Budget $700,000.00

Revenue -



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