Triple Feature: EASY LIVING, 1937, 88 min. Preston Sturges wrote this Depression-era Cinderella story, in which working girl Jean Arthur's fortunes change after she lucks into possession of a rich woman's coat. As those around her assume that what she wears is an indicator of who she is, Arthur climbs the social ladder and eventually falls in love with Ray Milland - the son of the coat's real owner.
THE GOOD FAIRY, 1935, 98 min. Centers on a well-meaning but naive cinema usherette who inadvertently spreads chaos.
CHRISTMAS IN JULY, 1940, 67 min. Preston Sturges’ second feature as director stars Dick Powell as a humble clerk who thinks he’s won a big contest and starts spending like it’s, well, you know. Big problem: He doesn’t know he’s the victim of a practical joke. Full synopsis