It Happened One Night

1934

Action / Comedy / Romance

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Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Certified Fresh 98%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Upright 94%
IMDb Rating 8.2 10 72559

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Clark Gable as Peter
Ward Bond as Bus Driver #1
William Hoehne Jr. as Auto Camp Child
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Reviewed by gaityr 10 / 10

My kingdom for a trumpet...

If you want a funny, sexy comedy with a great cast and a sparkling script, you don't have to go any further than IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT. The first film to win all four major Oscars (Best Picture; Actor; Actress; Director) when the Oscars still counted for something, IHON is the touching, funny story of a rich girl Ellie Andrews (Claudette Colbert) who meets reporter Peter Warne (a delightfully charming Clark Gable) on her wayward way to New York. Along the way, the mismatched couple pretend to be married, wade through streams and sleep in haystacks, hitch-hike and, of course, fall in love.

The script is delightful, the direction marvellous, the acting superb. Clark Gable is on top form here, and I dare any female viewer to watch this movie and not be completely charmed by him. ;) He's debonair while being a bit gruff around the edges, tough but sweet, kickass but caring. Anyone doubting Clark Gable's legendary charm and appeal (I did, before I saw this) should only have to watch this movie to discover it for themselves.

My favourite bit would have to be, of course, the running theme of the Walls of Jericho. Watch to find out for yourself... certainly the best extended metaphor I've ever seen in a movie! 10/10

Reviewed by Minty-5 9 / 10

Classic runaway screwball comedy with Gable and Colbert at their best...

1. Young people in love are never hungry.

2. There IS a certain method of attaining full pleasure by dunking donuts into coffee.

3. Pawn shops are very useful. If you've got anything of value to pawn that is, and having a millionaire Father with his own boat is incredibly handy.

4. The limb is mightier than the hand when it comes to the task of hitching a ride. Problem is in 1934 it was easier to trust strange drivers.

5. Very easy to steal cars by knocking people out and tying them to trees. I'm just never going to try it.

6. Never leave your bus ticket on the seat.

7. You CAN and WILL get to New York on an amount of $4 if you don't buy chocolate, sleep in hay stacks overnight, eat carrots and persuade motel owners you are staying for a week. Of course, it always helps to travel with an unemployed newspaper reporter who has the upper hand threat of black mail.

8. Never be afraid to call home in case of emergency, even if there's not a fortune and fiancee waiting.

9. Blankets are sufficient walls of Jericho to keep the big bad wolf out.

10. Ignore all of the above. No one is crazy enough to play cat and mouse if wads of cash are waiting.

Without a doubt, this still rates as Capra's best award winning success, by being the first film to sweep the five major categories at the Oscars, including the coveted Best Picture of 1934. Capra-esque trademarks and some of the most famous scenes are a part of this classic comedy which made screwballs popular. And the screenplay is full of absolutely delicious moments!

Gable and Colbert are at their comic best, it would have been nice if they teamed together again. They both deserved their Oscars. Capra's direction was excellent, but he just got even better, picking up another two best director oscars in four years, this success marking his first.

Although my favourite movie of 1934 is still "The Thin Man", "It Happened One Night" is one of the best movies ever made from the 1930s.

Rating: 9/10

Reviewed by Jennifer Prendki 10 / 10

A lot of fun !

This is probably one of the best movie I have ever seen ... Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert are both amazing, their play is very smart ! And the role of Peter Warner perfectly fits Clark Gable ! If there should be a blackhead to underline, I would say that of course the story is a little bit foreseeable, but anyway it's a case for any romantic comedy, and if you choose to watch a movie of that kind, I think you are perfectly aware of the fact that you are going to see a happy ending story, aren't you ? Personally I didn't stop laughing all time long ... Believe me, if you're a little bit depressed, that should make you feel a little bit better ! As a conclusion I would say that if you haven't seen it yet, hurry up, you won't be disappointed !

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