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It Happened One Night (1934)

105 min - Comedy, Romance - 22 February 1934
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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 choice: either she sticks with him until he gets her back to her husband, or he'll blow the whistle on Ellie to her father. Either way, Peter gets what he wants... a really juicy newspaper story!

Director:  Frank Capra

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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 choice: either she sticks with him until he gets her back to her husband, or he'll blow the whistle on Ellie to her father. Either way, Peter gets what he wants... a really juicy newspaper story!



Tagline: TOGETHER... for the first time

Genres: Comedy, Romance

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  22 February 1934

Box Office

Budget:  $325,000
Revenue:  $4,500,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Columbia Pictures Corporation

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 45 min

Academy Award Nominations and Wins

ACTOR — Clark Gable {“Peter Warne”} – Won

ACTRESS — Claudette Colbert {“Ellie Andrews”} – Won

DIRECTING — Frank Capra – Won

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION — Columbia – Won

WRITING (Adaptation) — Robert Riskin – Won


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