Posts Tagged With: It Happened One Night

The Screen Battle of the Sexes

happened_1749151cMany things happened during the 1930s. The first FIFA World Cup ever was held in Uruguay and won by its host. The Nazi Party won the German federal elections, an event which would eventually lead to World War II. The Prohibition in the US ended. In 1932, the first live-action film with Technicolor sequences, The Cat and the Fiddle, was released, and the Empire State Building opened its gates. And in 1934, Frank Capra’s It Happened One Night started a golden age for a whole new genre: the screwball comedy. Continue reading

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Retrospective: It Happened One Night

628x471This month marks the 80th anniversary of the cinema release of It Happened One Night, which premiered at New York City on February 22nd 1934. Time flies, as it seems, but this movie, starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert, does not seem to age. Instead, it has left a trail behind it. Continue reading

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