Miraculously mad masterpiece. The marvel of THE MIRACLE OF MORGAN'S CREEK is how the film ever got made in the first place. This onslaught against American morals in small towns, against the wartime romances of servicemen, against just about everything that the country held sacred during
WWII was reckless, exaggerated, and very funny. Sturges was at his irreverent best with his screenplay and direction of this most unlikely story. Hutton is Trudy Kockenlocker, a man-crazy blonde who lives with her bitchy sister Emmy (Lynn) and her policeman father (Demarest). She gets drunk during
one wild, passionate night with a soldier, whom she thinks she may have married, and ...