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?
Did you know?
Columbia Pictures was considered a Poverty Row studio at the time of the film's release. Both MGM and Warner Brothers would lend out temperamental actors to Columbia as a 'humbling experience.' Studio boss Harry Cohn, who was loath to pay for his own roster of contract stars during the early 30's, would invariably assign them to work on Frank Capra's films. Although the studio had received Oscar nominations prior to this picture, its success virtually single-handedly lifted Columbia out of the ranks of poverty row. Read More