Director: Frank Capra
Stars: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly
Runaway socialite Ellie Andrews is en route to the Big Apple to elope and along the way she meets a crusty newspaperman. But a string of zany misadventures leads them to realize they're madly if reluctantly in love.
This is the time when romantic comedies were not just for females. These movies were made for both sexes, not just females. This is a great movie for the whole family, nowadays. The movie is mainly about a rich girl trying to run away from her life, and a newspaper man that is accidentally traveling with her on the bus. It is a story of this man and woman that keep butting heads while traveling. He is working on a story of her future wedding.
Clark Gable was great and simple in this movie. He really becomes that mean bossy newspaperman that just wants to move on with his life, but this woman has completely interrupted his life. Claudette Colbert is the spoiled little rich girl that is not use to the real world. She does not know how to even pay for anything. They are both so great in the movie. You really start to believe in them.
This is a really good movie that is mainly just filled with dialogue. There is no action in this movie at all. It is mostly the two main character talking and arguing. If you like older black and white movies, then this is one of the best movies from them. Enjoy.
It Happened One Night (1934) Trailer