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Stars and Stripes Forever


Stars and Stripes Forever is the highly fanciful filmed biography of "march king" [[Performer~P170014~John Philip Sousa~johnphilipsousa]]. [[Performer~P75151~Clifton Webb~cliftonwebb]] does a fine job as Sousa, while [[Performer~P34127~Ruth Hussey~ruthhussey]] is equally good in the less-demanding role of Sousa's wife. The problem faced by screenwriter [[Performer~P114604~Lamar Trotti~lamartrotti]] (who adapted the film from Sousa's autobiography Marching Along) was that, outside of Sousa's early...more