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Stillman Talks Wagon Master & The Gay Divorcee

Whit Stillman talks about The Gay Divorcee and Wagon Master in a podcast for Someone Else’s Movie.

Oscar-nominated screenwriter and director Whit Stillman reaches across the decades to program an RKO Studios double feature: Mark Sandrich’s 1934 Astaire-Rogers musical The Gay Divorcee and John Ford’s 1950 Western Wagon Master. Your genial host Norm Wilner went all the way to the Upper East Side to secure this holiday treat.

Rotten Tomatoes: Five Favorite Films With Whit Stillman

From the archives of Rotten Tomatoes, comes an article by Luke Goodsell, Five Favorite Films with Whit Stillman.

Stillman and Astin

As the title suggests, Whit Stillman picks five of his favorite films.  Stillman did a top ten list for Criterion a couple years back, but this one is more recent.  His love of Preston Sturges and Fred Astaire musicals shows in his picks.  

Here are Stillman’s five selections:

The Gay Divorcee
The Shop Around the Corner
Wagon Master
The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek
I Soliti Ignoti aka Big Deal on Madonna Street