The Miracle of “The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek”

How did this movie get released in 1944? Just be glad it did.

Diana Lynn, William Demarest and Betty Hutton in “The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek”

When I wrote my recent classic-era movie guide, I thought about including “The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek,” but at that point I already had two other movies directed by Preston Sturges (“The Lady Eve” and “Sullivan’s Travels”), and thought I probably didn’t need to try to shoehorn in…



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