IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT
Saturday, October 18
New 4K Restoration
(1934) During breaks from a New York-bound Greyhound bus ride, only the “walls of Jericho” separate scoop-hungry newshound Clark Gable from runaway heiress Claudette Colbert. Oscars for Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress and Robert Riskin’s Screenplay. Approx. 105 min. DCP.
"Every line of dialogue is calculated bliss, the chemistry between the leads is magnificent, and the backdrop of Depression-era America allows for a prescient and amusing subplot about how well-heeled urbanites are compelled to misbehave when they have no money in their designer pockets… A very easy film to fall in love with.
– David Jenkins, Time Out (London)
"This is Capra at his best, very funny and very light, with a minimum of populist posturing."
– Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader
“DOESN’T AGE A BIT.. AS ENCHANTING AS EVER!”
– Leonard Maltin
“REVOLUTIONIZED THE ROMANTIC COMEDY! The grandparent of the screwball comedy sub-genre, and arguable Capra’s best film.”
– Martha P. Nochinson, Senses of Cinema
“Made audiences happy in a way only a few films in each era can do… the Annie Hall of its day.”
– Pauline Kael