Frank Capra’s 1934 classic rom-com, “It Happened One Night,” the first film to sweep the Academy Awards, winning all five of the major categories (Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress and Screenplay), will screen as part of the Colony Theater’s “Golden Age” series on Wednesday evening in Raleigh. Claudette Colbert plays Ellen “Ellie” Andrews, a spoiled socialite on the run from her family, who has a “meet cute” on a bus with Peter Warne (Clark Gable), a reporter looking for a big scoop. The story, which is very similar to 1953’s “Roman Holiday,” (screened earlier this year in the series), was adapted by Robert Riskin from Samuel Hopkins Adams’ 1933 short story, “Night Bus.” It starts at 7:30; admission is $5. Details: 919-847-5677 or ambassadorcinemas.com.
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