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?
While shooting the scene where he undresses, Clark Gable had trouble removing his undershirt while keeping his humorous flow going and took too long. As a result the undershirt was abandoned altogether. It then became cool to not wear an undershirt which resulted in a large drop in undershirt sales around the country. Legend has it that in response, some underwear manufacturers tried to sue Columbia. Read More