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It Happened One Night - The Criterion Collection

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Released: 18th April 2016. Frank Capra's Oscar-winning classic romantic drama starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert. Heiress Ellie Andrews (Colbert) flees her disapproving millionaire father (Walter Connolly) when he forbids her to marry worthless playboy King Westley (Jameson Thomas). En route to her fiance, Ellie meets unemployed reporter Peter Warne (Gable). The unlikely pair are forced to rough it together when their bus breaks down, but Peter's plans to sell the story of their journey together hit a snag when he finds himself falling in love with Ellie. The film became the first to achieve the feat of winning all five major awards at the Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Gable), Best Actress (Colbert) and Best Adapted Screenplay.

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  • Details

    Released:
    18th April 2016
    Category:
    Classic
    Studio:
    Criterion Collection
    Format:
    Blu-ray
    Certification:
    Universal – Suitable for all
    Barcode:
    5050629627312
  • Description

    Frank Capra's Oscar-winning classic romantic drama starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert. Heiress Ellie Andrews (Colbert) flees her disapproving millionaire father (Walter Connolly) when he forbids her to marry worthless playboy King Westley (Jameson Thomas). En route to her fiance, Ellie meets unemployed reporter Peter Warne (Gable). The unlikely pair are forced to rough it together when their bus breaks down, but Peter's plans to sell the story of their journey together hit a snag when he finds himself falling in love with Ellie. The film became the first to achieve the feat of winning all five major awards at the Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Gable), Best Actress (Colbert) and Best Adapted Screenplay.
    Region Code:
    Region A,B,C
    Duration:
    105 minutes
    Extras:
    Language(s): English, Interactive Menu, Bonus Footage, Documentaries: 'Screwball Comedy? - In Conversation With Molly Haskell and Phillip Lopate'; 'Frank Capra's American Dream'; 'Fultah Fisher's Boarding House'; 'Tribute to Frank Capra', Interviews: Interview with Frank Capra Jr., An essay by critic Farran Smith Nehme, Trailers
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