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The Big Screen: Revisiting ‘It Happened One Night’

Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert each won Oscars for It Happened One Night.

Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert each won Oscars for It Happened One Night.

BigScreen_logoSMALLOn Saturday, Klyde Warren Park kicks off its Classic Film Series with 1934’s It Happened One Night. Clark Gable stars as a newspaper reporter who has the story of the year drop in his lap when he meets a runaway rich girl played by Claudette Colbert.

The Big Screen’s own Chris Vognar will introduce each film in the series, which includes The Big Sleep, Red River, On the Waterfront and North by Northwest. So this week on the Big Screen, we talk about why It Happened One Night is still worth seeing 80 years after its debut.

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