History Film / ItHappenedOneNight

13th Mar '16 9:54:49 PM Mdumas43073
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* AbhorrentAdmirer: Annoying fellow bus passenger Oscar Shapeley hits on Ellie, so Peter starts pretending to be her husband.

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* AbhorrentAdmirer: Annoying fellow bus passenger Oscar Shapeley Shapely hits on Ellie, so Peter starts pretending to be her husband.
13th Mar '16 9:53:52 PM Mdumas43073
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* AbhorrentAdmirer: A very obnoxious guy hits on Ellie on the bus so Peter starts pretending to be her husband.

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* AbhorrentAdmirer: A very obnoxious guy Annoying fellow bus passenger Oscar Shapeley hits on Ellie on the bus Ellie, so Peter starts pretending to be her husband.
13th Mar '16 9:51:41 PM Mdumas43073
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This RomanticComedy from 1934 was directed by Creator/FrankCapra. It was a low-budget movie that only became a huge success after it attracted a very strong word-of-mouth, and stayed in theaters for many years. It was the comedy to win the AcademyAward for Best Picture, and the first film to sweep all five major categories (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay) in the same year -- a feat repeated only twice since, with ''Film/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' and ''Literature/SilenceOfTheLambs''. It established Creator/ColumbiaPictures as a major film company, made Clark Gable a star, let the world know that Frank Capra was a great director, and might be one of the earliest examples of a CultClassic. Its title was the solution to the very first rebus on ''Series/{{Concentration}}''.

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This RomanticComedy from 1934 was directed by Creator/FrankCapra. It was a low-budget movie that only became a huge success after it attracted a very strong word-of-mouth, and stayed in theaters for many years. It was the comedy to win the AcademyAward for Best Picture, and the first film to sweep all five major categories (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay) in the same year -- a feat repeated only twice since, with ''Film/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' and ''Literature/SilenceOfTheLambs''.then ''Film/TheSilenceOfTheLambs''. It established Creator/ColumbiaPictures as a major film company, made Clark Gable a star, let the world know that Frank Capra was a great director, and might be one of the earliest examples of a CultClassic. Its title was the solution to the very first rebus on ''Series/{{Concentration}}''.
13th Mar '16 9:48:05 PM Mdumas43073
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--> '''Mr. Andrews:''' Everything's set. Creating quite a furore, too. (Pause) Great stunt King is going to pull.\\

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--> '''Mr. Andrews:''' Everything's set. Creating quite a furore, too. (Pause) (''pause'') Great stunt King is going to pull.\\



'''Ellie:''' (Flatly) Yes, I heard.\\

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'''Ellie:''' (Flatly) (''flatly'') Yes, I heard.\\



::Ellie and her father aren't the only ones to find it a bit silly:
--> '''Peter:''' I'd like to get a load of that three ring circus you're pulling. I wanna see what love looks like when it's triumphant. I haven't had a good laugh in a week.

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::Ellie ** Ellie and her father aren't the only ones to find it a bit silly:
--> ---> '''Peter:''' I'd like to get a load of that three ring three-ring circus you're pulling. I wanna see what love looks like when it's triumphant. I haven't had a good laugh in a week.
13th Mar '16 9:44:47 PM Mdumas43073
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This RomanticComedy from 1934 was directed by Creator/FrankCapra. It was a low-budget movie that only became a huge success after it attracted a very strong word-of-mouth, and stayed in theaters for many years. It was the first pure comedy to win the AcademyAward for Best Picture, and the first film to sweep all five major categories (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay) in the same year -- a feat repeated only twice since, with ''Film/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' and ''Literature/SilenceOfTheLambs''. It established Creator/ColumbiaPictures as a major film company, made Clark Gable a star, let the world know that Frank Capra was a great director, and might be one of the earliest examples of a CultClassic. Its title was the solution to the very first rebus on ''Series/{{Concentration}}''.

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This RomanticComedy from 1934 was directed by Creator/FrankCapra. It was a low-budget movie that only became a huge success after it attracted a very strong word-of-mouth, and stayed in theaters for many years. It was the first pure comedy to win the AcademyAward for Best Picture, and the first film to sweep all five major categories (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay) in the same year -- a feat repeated only twice since, with ''Film/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' and ''Literature/SilenceOfTheLambs''. It established Creator/ColumbiaPictures as a major film company, made Clark Gable a star, let the world know that Frank Capra was a great director, and might be one of the earliest examples of a CultClassic. Its title was the solution to the very first rebus on ''Series/{{Concentration}}''.
13th Mar '16 9:43:14 PM Mdumas43073
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This RomanticComedy from 1934 was directed by Creator/FrankCapra. It was a low-budget movie that that only became a huge success after it attracted a very strong word-of-mouth, and stayed in theaters for many years. It was the first pure comedy to win the AcademyAward for Best Picture, and the first film to sweep all five major categories (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay) in the same year -- a feat repeated only twice since, with ''Film/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' and ''Literature/SilenceOfTheLambs''. It established Creator/ColumbiaPictures as a major film company, made Clark Gable a star, let the world know that Frank Capra was a great director, and might be one of the earliest examples of a CultClassic. Its title was the solution to the very first rebus on ''Series/{{Concentration}}''.

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This RomanticComedy from 1934 was directed by Creator/FrankCapra. It was a low-budget movie that that only became a huge success after it attracted a very strong word-of-mouth, and stayed in theaters for many years. It was the first pure comedy to win the AcademyAward for Best Picture, and the first film to sweep all five major categories (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay) in the same year -- a feat repeated only twice since, with ''Film/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' and ''Literature/SilenceOfTheLambs''. It established Creator/ColumbiaPictures as a major film company, made Clark Gable a star, let the world know that Frank Capra was a great director, and might be one of the earliest examples of a CultClassic. Its title was the solution to the very first rebus on ''Series/{{Concentration}}''.
13th Mar '16 9:41:22 PM Mdumas43073
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This RomanticComedy from 1934 was directed by Creator/FrankCapra. It was a low-budget movie that that only became a huge success after it attracted a very strong word-of-mouth, and stayed in theaters for many years. It was the first film to win all five major Oscars in the same year: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Screenplay - a feat only repeated twice since with ''Film/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' and ''Literature/SilenceOfTheLambs''. It established Creator/ColumbiaPictures as a major film company, made Clark Gable a star, let the world know that Frank Capra was a great director, and might be one of the earliest examples of a CultClassic. Its title was the solution to the very first rebus on ''Series/{{Concentration}}''.

It's also the first ScrewballComedy it started a whole genre of comedy films in which a straight man-style character is chased, harassed, and eventually romantically captured by a {{Cloudcuckoolander}} (or related trope).

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This RomanticComedy from 1934 was directed by Creator/FrankCapra. It was a low-budget movie that that only became a huge success after it attracted a very strong word-of-mouth, and stayed in theaters for many years. It was the first pure comedy to win the AcademyAward for Best Picture, and the first film to win sweep all five major Oscars in the same year: Best categories (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress Actress, and Best Screenplay - Screenplay) in the same year -- a feat only repeated only twice since since, with ''Film/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' and ''Literature/SilenceOfTheLambs''. It established Creator/ColumbiaPictures as a major film company, made Clark Gable a star, let the world know that Frank Capra was a great director, and might be one of the earliest examples of a CultClassic. Its title was the solution to the very first rebus on ''Series/{{Concentration}}''.

It's also notable for codifying the first ScrewballComedy it started a whole genre of comedy films genre, in which a straight man-style character is chased, harassed, and eventually romantically captured by a {{Cloudcuckoolander}} (or related trope).
10th Mar '16 12:15:07 PM PurpleWarrior13
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This RomanticComedy from 1934 was directed by Creator/FrankCapra. It was the first film to win all five major Oscars in the same year: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Screenplay - a feat only repeated twice since with ''Film/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' and ''Literature/SilenceOfTheLambs''. It established Creator/ColumbiaPictures as a major film company, made Clark Gable a star, and let the world know that Frank Capra was a great director. Its title was the solution to the very first rebus on ''Series/{{Concentration}}''.

to:

This RomanticComedy from 1934 was directed by Creator/FrankCapra. It was a low-budget movie that that only became a huge success after it attracted a very strong word-of-mouth, and stayed in theaters for many years. It was the first film to win all five major Oscars in the same year: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Screenplay - a feat only repeated twice since with ''Film/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' and ''Literature/SilenceOfTheLambs''. It established Creator/ColumbiaPictures as a major film company, made Clark Gable a star, and let the world know that Frank Capra was a great director.director, and might be one of the earliest examples of a CultClassic. Its title was the solution to the very first rebus on ''Series/{{Concentration}}''.
6th Feb '16 6:13:57 PM LongTallShorty64
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Peter Warne (Creator/ClarkGable) is a hard-bitten reporter. He loses his job, but finds a ticket back in when he stumbles onto a runaway heiress, Ellie Andrews (Claudette Colbert), who is determined to marry an airplane pilot named King Westley against her father's wishes. Peter meets Ellie on a cross-country night bus, and threatens to blow her cover unless she gives him the exclusive story about her escape. They hate each other at first; when they realize that they'll have to share a room, they invent the "Wall of Jericho," a blanket between their two beds to keep them apart. But they eventually fall in love...

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Peter Warne (Creator/ClarkGable) is a hard-bitten reporter. He loses his job, but finds a ticket back in when he stumbles onto a runaway heiress, Ellie Andrews (Claudette Colbert), (Creator/ClaudetteColbert), who is determined to marry an airplane pilot named King Westley against her father's wishes. Peter meets Ellie on a cross-country night bus, and threatens to blow her cover unless she gives him the exclusive story about her escape. They hate each other at first; when they realize that they'll have to share a room, they invent the "Wall of Jericho," a blanket between their two beds to keep them apart. But they eventually fall in love...
19th Nov '15 7:55:33 PM Angeldeb82
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* CrowdSong: Though the bus passengers' rendition of "The Flying Trapeze" is believable.

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* CrowdSong: Though the bus passengers' rendition of "The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze" is believable.



* IHaveAFamily: Peter gives Oscar Shapely a good scare with the kidnapping and YouKnowTooMuch plot, upon which the latter replies that he has a wife and kids.

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* IHaveAFamily: Peter gives Oscar Shapely a good scare with the kidnapping and YouKnowTooMuch "HeKnowsTooMuch" plot, upon which the latter replies that he has a wife and kids.



* RoadTripRomance: The TropeMaker.
* RomanceEnsues: Take a couple with a healthy dose of {{UST}} between them and send them on a road trip.

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* RoadTripRomance: The TropeMaker.
{{Trope Maker|s}}.
* RomanceEnsues: Take a couple with a healthy dose of {{UST}} UnresolvedSexualTension between them and send them on a road trip.
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