IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT (Frank Capra, 1934)

Frank Capra won an Oscar for directing It Happened One Night, penned by Robert Riskin (who also won an Oscar, as did the film) from a short story, “Night Bus,” by Samuel Hopkins Adams. Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert—both Oscared for their most charming, fullest, most vulnerable performances—play newspaperman Peter Warne and Ellie Andrews, both […]