It Happened One Night

According to Frank Capra in an interview with Richard Schickel for The Men Who Made the Movies, “We made the picture really quickly– four weeks. We stumbled through it, we laughed our way through it. And this goes to show you how much luck and timing and being in the right place at the right time means in show business; how sometimes no preparation at all is better than all the preparation in the world, and sometimes you need great preparation, but you can never out-guess this thing called creativity.

It happens in the strangest places and under the strangest of circumstances. I didn’t care much for the picture, it turned out to be It Happened One Night.”

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