It Happened One Night
1934, NR, 105 min. Directed by Frank Capra. Starring Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert.
REVIEWED By Marjorie Baumgarten, Fri., Jan. 13, 1995
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Sparkling dialogue (by screenwriter Robert Riskin) and the screen chemistry of Cooper and Arthur make this Depression-era comedy a frothy delight. The film earned Capra a second Oscar.
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Based on the antic stage play by George S. Kaufmann and Moss Hart, this Capra film earned Oscars for the film and the director. With her impeccable timing and idiosyncratic delivery, Jean Arthur plays a girl who must introduce her fiancé and his parents to her decidedly eccentric family.
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