When Ellie Andrews (Claudette Colbert) ran away from home, she had no idea somebody like Peter Warne (Clark Gable) would help her out. Their journey to New York is seen in the Best Picture winning film, “It Happened One Night.”
This is a very charming film that has stood the test of time for over seventy years and still has the same spark I suspect it did in 1934. Gable and Colbert make a great, seemingly real-life duo. Their chemistry works wonders on screen, but I guess Gable always had that sort of affect on people.
The story is simple but, just as with the characters, very real and believable. The journey develops both characters in interesting ways and the comedy never ceases to impress.
“It Happened One Night” is probably one of the funniest Best Picture winners, and should...