Film Details



IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT
Release Date: 23 Feb 1934
Duration (in mins): 105
Cast:
Clark Gable (Peter [Warne])
Claudette Colbert (Ellie [Andrews])
Walter Connolly ([Alexander] Andrews)
Roscoe Karns ([Oscar] Shapeley)
Jameson Thomas ([King] Westley)
Director:
Frank Capra (Dir)
C. C. Coleman (Asst dir)
Writer:
Robert Riskin (Scr)
Producer:
Harry Cohn (Prod)
Distribution
Company:
Columbia Pictures Corp.
Production
Company:
Columbia Pictures Corp.
Summary:
Spoiled heiress Ellie Andrews escapes from her millionaire father Alexander's yacht when he kidnaps her after she elopes with and marries King Westley, a playboy aviator whom Andrews thinks is a fortune hunter. She boards a bus headed for New York and meets Peter Warne, a reporter who has just been fired. Despite their dislike for each other, Peter attempts to catch the thief who steals Ellie's suitcase, but he fails. At their next stop, Ellie misses the bus after going to a nearby hotel to f...