It Happened One Night (1934)

Will they, won’t they? That’s what the film’s about. A pretty universal tale that’ll strike a chord even with many who haven’t found love. Whatever happens in the ever after, the courtship is certainly worth a film’s time. It Happened One Night takes place over several days and nights. She is a spoiled heiress running away from her father. He is a cynical but ultimately straight newspaper man who’s down on his luck. She is incredibly beautiful but impossible. He’s impossible but dashing in a rough sort of way. It’s really about how the story is told. Continue reading