It happened one night / Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; a Frank Capra production ; screen play by Robert Riskin ; directed by Frank Capra.
- Standardized Title:
- It happened one night (Motion picture)
- [Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified],  , ©2014
- [New York] : The Criterion Collection
- Criterion collection; 736.
The Criterion collection ; 736
2 videodiscs (105 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert
DVD video 4 3/4 in.
- Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Reporters and reporting -- Drama.
Heiresses -- Drama.
Adams, Samuel Hopkins, 1871-1958 -- Film adaptations.
Adams, Samuel Hopkins, 1871-1958
Reporters and reporting
- Road films.
Romantic comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films -- United States.
- English dialogue with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
- System Details:
- DVD; NTSC, region 1; monaural; aspect ratio 1.33:1.
digital optical mono Dolby Digital 1.0
laser optical NTSC
video file DVD video region 1
- Opposites attract with magnetic force in this romantic road-trip delight, about a spoiled runaway socialite and a roguish man-of-the-people reporter who is determined to get the scoop on her scandalous disappearance. The first film to accomplish the very rare feat of sweeping all five major Oscar categories (best picture, best actor, best actress, best director, and best screenplay), is among the most gracefully constructed and edited films of the early sound era.
- Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns, Jameson Thomas, Alan Hale, Arthur Hoyt, Blanche Friderici, Charles C. Wilson.
- Photography, Joseph Walker ; film editor, Gene Havlick ; musical director, Louis Silvers ; composer, Howard Jackson ; art director, Stephen Goosson ; costume design, Robert Kalloch.
- Originally released as a motion picture in 1934.
Based on the short story by Samuel Hopkins Adams.
Special features: Disc 1: New 4K digital restoration; Frank Capra Jr. remembers... (1999 interview, Frank Capra Jr. discusses his father and the origins of the film); Screwball comedy? (new conversation between Molly Haskell and Phillip Lopate, discuss the film and its relationship to the screwball comedy genre); Fultah Fisher's boarding house (1921 short based on the Rudyard Kipling poem "The Ballad of Fisher's Boarding House" was the first film directed by Frank Capra; starring Mildred Owens; new score composed and performed by Donald Sosin); Trailer. Disc 2: Frank Capra's American dream (a 1997 feature length documentary, directed by Ken Bowser and hosted by filmmaker, producer, and actor Ron Howard, traces the life and career of director Frank Capra; features interviews with colleagues of Capra's, film historians, and contemporary actors and directors who were influenced by Capra's work); "American Film Institute salute to Frank Capra" (1982 televised version of the American Film Institute ceremony that presented a lifetime achievement award to director Frank Capra).
- Capra, Frank, 1897-1991, film producer, film director., Director, Producer
Riskin, Robert, screenwriter., Screenwriter
Gable, Clark, 1901-1960, actor., Actor
Colbert, Claudette, actor., Actor
Connolly, Walter, 1887-1940, actor., Actor
Karns, Roscoe, 1893-1970, actor., Actor
Thomas, Jameson, 1888-1939, actor., Actor
Hale, Alan, 1892-1950, actor., Actor
Hoyt, Arthur, 1874-1953, actor., Actor
Friderici, Blanche, 1878-1933, actor., Actor
Wilson, Charles C. (Charles Cahill), 1894-1948, actor., Actor
Walker, Joseph B., director of photography., Cinematographer
Havlick, Gene, 1894-1959, film editor., Editor
Silvers, Louis, 1889-1954, musical director., Associated name
Jackson, Howard, 1900-1966, composer (expression), Composer
Goossón, Stephen, 1889-1973, art director., Art director
Kalloch, 1893- costume designer., Costume designer
Capra, Frank, Jr., 1934-2007, interviewee (expression), Interviewee
Haskell, Molly, interviewee (expression), Interviewee
Lopate, Phillip, 1943- interviewee (expression), Interviewee
Owens, Mildred, actor., Actor
Sosin, Donald, composer (expression), performer., Performer
Bowser, Kenneth, film director., Director
Howard, Ron, 1954- host., Host
Columbia Pictures Corporation, presenter, production company., Presenter, Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor., Distributor
- Fultah Fisher's boarding house.
Frank Capra's American dream.
American Film Institute salute to Frank Capra.
- Publisher Number:
CC2417D The Criterion Collection
CC2417D-1 The Criterion Collection (disc 1)
CC2417D-2 The Criterion Collection (disc 2)
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