About

A renegade reporter and a crazy young heiress meet on a bus heading for New York, and end up stuck with each other when the bus leaves them behind at one of the stops.

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Directed by

Frank Capra

Written by

Robert Riskin (Screenplay)
Samuel Hopkins Adams (Short Story)

Runtime

105 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

TOGETHER... for the first time

Cast

Keywords

marriage miami screwball hitchhiking black and white screwball comedy reporter based on short story newspaper socialite pre-code brat rich girl

Photos

Lists

#184 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#329 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#46 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition AFI

#297 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

Awards

Oscar for Best Writing, Adaptation Robert Riskin

Oscar for Best Picture

Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role Clark Gable

Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role Claudette Colbert