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It Happened One Night

Cabaret Cinema

Friday, June 24, 2016
9:30 PM–11:15 PM

1934, USA, Frank Capra, 105 min.

Introduced by reporter Dan Barry

After marrying a dashing but gold digging pilot, wealthy heiress Ellie Andrews (Claudette Colbert) is whisked away to her father’s yacht and out of her husband’s influence. Still infatuated, Ellie hits the road and finds an unlikely accomplice in an out-of-work reporter Peter Warne (Clark Gable) who promises to help her reunite with her man in exchange for the exclusive story.

The first screwball comedy, Frank Capra’s film also became the first film to win the “grand slam” at the Academy Awards (Best Film, Best Screenplay, Best Director, Best Actress, and Best Actor).

About the Speaker

Dan Barry is a reporter and columnist for the New York Times, where he has written the This Land column since January 2007. A Pulitzer Prize-winner, Barry is the author of three books, including Bottom of the 33rd: Hope, Redemption and Baseball’s Longest Game, which won the 2012 PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing.His latest book, released last month, is The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland.

About Cabaret Cinema: Rain

Inspired by Nepalese Seasons: Rain and Ritual, this summer Cabaret Cinema showcases classic rain-drenched films that allude to the power of the downpour. Learn more

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