Anyone Lived in a Pretty How Town (film)

Anyone Lived in a Pretty How Town[1]
Directed by George Lucas
Written by George Lucas
Paul Golding
From the poem by E. E. Cummings
Starring John Strawbridge
Nancy Yates
Lance Larson
Music by Lynton B. Eckhart
Release dates
  • 1967 (1967)
Running time
6 minutes
Language English

Anyone Lived in a Pretty How Town is a 1967 short film made by George Lucas based on E. E. Cummings' poem of the same name.

It was one of two films Lucas made after returning to USC's film school as a graduate in 1967 (the other was The Emperor).[2] The film represented a first for the USC film school by being shot in color and widescreen.[2]

The film was shown out of competition in the Special Screening section at the Short Shorts Film Festival EXPO 2005.[3]


The film focuses on the life cycle of a townspeople, and a photographer who takes pictures of one ignored young couple.[2][3]

See also


  1. "anyone lived in a pretty (how) town at the USC School of Cinema-Television". University of Southern California. Archived from the original on August 13, 2006. Retrieved 2012-09-15.
  2. 1 2 3 Pollock, Dale, Skywalking: The Life and Films of George Lucas, Harmony Books, New York, 1983, ISBN 0-517-54677-9.
  3. 1 2 "Short Shorts Film Festival EXPO 2005". Retrieved 2012-09-15.

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