This delightful love story delves into the adventures of the impulsive and rebellious socialite Ellie Andrews, who impetuously marries gold-digger King Wesley, but her wealthy father has it annulled. Tired of her father's control, she runs away, by diving off the family yacht in Miami and heads for New York. On the bus she meets street-smart reporter Peter Warne.
They end up traveling together as Warne hopes to get a great story, and Ellie needs his worldly help. Nearing New York, with their many adventures coming to an end, they find that they are reluctantly in love and afraid to admit it to each other. After she mistakenly thinks that Warne has run out on her, Ellie returns to King Wesley, but for how long?
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When director Frank Capra asked Claudette Colbert to expose her leg for the hitchhiking scene, she at first refused. Later, after having seen the leg of her body double, she changed her mind insisting that "that is not my leg!" Read More