IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT & THE FINGER POINTS
Monday, April 1
IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT
(1934, Frank Capra) 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. “Made audiences happy in a way only a few films in each era can do…the Annie Hall of its day.” – Pauline Kael. 4K DCP restoration. Approx. 105 min.
THE FINGER POINTS
(1931, John Francis Dillon) Health plan problems (how’s that for contemporary relevance?) turn journalist Richard Barthelmess, despite Fay Wray’s pleas, from crusader to ally of spiffy gangster Clark Gable. Co-scripted by W.R. Burnett, author of Little Caesar, High Sierra, and The Asphalt Jungle. 35mm print courtesy Library of Congress. Approx. 105 min.