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It happened one night

Colbert plays a runaway heiress and Gable is an unemployed journalist who is chasing her.

Editions:4  Date:1934  Rating:Not rated.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Road films, Road films, Comedy films

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Nothing sacred : a star is born

A star is born: A young woman aspires to be an actress and arrives in Hollywood with a bucket full of dreams. Life is tough for young actresses and only after she meets famous star Norman Maine does she get a break in a film. Their romance turns into a loving marriage but slowly her fame grows while Maine's star fades.

Editions:1  Date:2004  Genre(s):Drama, Romance films, Romantic comedy films, Feature films, Romance films

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Lady by choice

In an effort to cool down a red-hot reputation, a fan dancer "adopts" a mother as a publicity stunt and a merry mess of mayhem and romance results.

Editions:6  Date:1934 - 2014  Rating:MWT rating: NR.  Genre(s):Drama, Comedy films, Comedy films, Feature films, Romantic comedy films

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It happened one night

by:Gable, Clark, 1901-1960

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.

Editions:7  Date:1934 - 2014  Rating:MPAA rating: Not rated.  Genre(s):Drama, Film adaptations, Romantic comedy films, Feature films, Romantic comedy films

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Fifth Avenue girl

by:La Cava, Gregory, 1892-1952

A Depression-era woman meets a miserable millionaire in Central Park and accompanies him on a giddy, glamorous birthday whirl through Manhattan. Enchanted, the millionaire installs her in his mansion where the rags-to-riches story becomes a laugh riot as she grabs his selfish, suspicious family by the scruff of the neck and shakes sense into them.

Editions:8  Date:1939 - 2010  Rating:MPAA Rating: Not rated.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Romantic comedy films, Romantic comedy films

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Bridal suite

Charming playboy Neil McGill has a problem: He keeps missing his own wedding! His mother concocts an absurd excuse, amnesia, to get him back in good graces with his fiancée, Abbie. Neil travels to the Swiss Alps to have famed psychiatrist Dr. Grauer confirm his "condition." While at an inn high in the Alps, Neil falls for the doctor's attractive ward, Luise. Their courtship is rocky from the start, but then Abbie tricks Neil into a wedding, and Luise will do anything to stop it.

Editions:3  Date:1939 - 2019  Rating:Rating: Not rated.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films

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Carole Lombard in the thirties

Brief moment: The class-conscious formula is reversed when a nightclub singer tries to convince her rich playboy fiancé to abandon his partygoing lifestyle in favor of a respectable livelihood.

Editions:1  Date:2013  Genre(s):Drama, Comedy films, Romantic comedy films, Screwball comedy films, Film adaptations

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Visages d'Orient

L'histoire d'un agriculteur en Chine: une histoire d'humilité et de bravoure. Son père donne à Wang Lung un esclave affranchi comme épouse. Par diligence et frugalité, les deux parviennent à agrandir leur propriété. Mais alors une famine les oblige à quitter leurs terres et à vivre en ville. Cependant, cela s'avère être une bénédiction déguisée pour eux ...

Editions:1  Date:1937  Rating:MPAA rating: Not rated.  Genre(s):Drama

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The girl downstairs

A wealthy playboy surreptitiously romances a scullery maid to gain access to her mistress with whom he is in love, but doesn't count on the maid falling in love with him.

Editions:2  Date:1938 - 2018  Genre(s):Drama, Romantic comedy films, Feature films, Romantic comedy films

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It happened one night (1934)

by:Capra, Frank, 1897-1991

A rich young woman marries an idle playboy against her father's will. Her father holds her captive on his yacht but she escapes and, while on her way to New York, becomes entangled with an unemployed news reporter.

Editions:2  Date:1934  Rating:CHV rating: PG; ; Rating: DP.  Genre(s):Drama, Romantic comedy films, Feature films, Romantic comedy films

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