It Happened One Night | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Mordaunt Hall

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Critical Essay by Mordaunt Hall

There are few serious moments in "It Happened One Night," a screen feast …, and if there is a welter of improbable incidents these hectic doings serve to generate plenty of laughter. The pseudo suspense is kept on the wing until a few seconds before the picture ends, but it is a foregone conclusion that the producers would never dare to have the characters … separated when the curtain falls….

"It Happened One Night" is a good piece of fiction, which, with all its feverish stunts, is blessed with bright dialogue and a good quota of relatively restrained scenes. Although there are such flighty notions as that of having Ellie running away from a marriage ceremony when the guests—and particularly King Westley—had expected to hear her say "I will"; or those...

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