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It Happened One Night (1934)

It Happened One Night
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Roscoe Karns

Roscoe Karns

Shapeley
Alan Hale

Alan Hale

Danker
Blanche Friderici

Blanche Friderici

Zeke's Wife


Written by
Robert Riskin

Robert Riskin

(screen play)
Samuel Hopkins Adams

Samuel Hopkins Adams



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Funny, breezy romantic comedy

3 years, 10 months ago at Dec 31 5:55
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"You know, I had you pegged right from the jump. Just a spoiled brat of a rich father. The only way you get anything is to buy it, isn't it? You're in a jam and all you can think of is your money. It never fails, does it? Ever hear of the word humility? No, you wouldn't."

Throughout his filmmaking career, Frank Capra directed a number of revered classics, including It's a Wonderful ... read more

Possible the very first romantic comedy...

4 years, 7 months ago at Mar 10 19:48
2 votes
This film was very heartwarming in my opinion because I believe it shows true character. I find that it is a film with a really big heart and a big meaning to life and what it really means. It is one of those films that is just a classic that can touch people in a romantic way, a funny way and also an emotional way too as it did for me. To me, It Happened One Night is one of the best romantic come... read more

A classic

2 years, 6 months ago at Apr 21 6:34
2 votes
Since it is such a classic, I really had to watch this movie at some point. Eventually, I ended up with some mixed feelings. Indeed, it is now almost 80 years old (!), it has obviously became a blueprint for all the romantic comedies that came afterwards and, therefore, it definitely deserves some respect. On the other hand, I can't say I was blown away by the whole thing. Indeed, I did enjoy it a... read more
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Description: Ellie Andrews has just tied the knot with society aviator King Westley when she is whisked away to her father's yacht and out of King's clutches. Ellie jumps ship and eventually winds up on a bus headed back to her husband. Reluctantly she must accept the help of out-of- work reporter Peter Warne. Actually, Warne doesn't give her any ... (more)
Release date: 23 February 1934
UPC: 043396039490
Romance (21), Comedy (18), 1930s (15), Classic (9), 1934 (9), Usa (7), Theft (6), Missing Person (6), Heiress (6), Yacht (6), Hitchhiking (5), Fainting (5), Newspaper (5), Bus (5), Screwball (5), Journalism (5), Campground (4), Smoking (4), Road (4), Carrot (4)
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