‘It Happened One Night’ wins Outstanding Production at 7th Academy Awards 80 years ago this hour (Feb 27 1935)

Video: 'Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert at the 1935 Academy Awards'

(Wednesday, February 27, 1935, 8:00-9:45 p.m. PST)It Happened One Night, a romantic comedy film about a newspaperman who tracks a runaway heiress on a madcap cross-country tour, won five Oscars tonight at the 7th Academy Awards, including Outstanding Production and Frank Capra for Best Director.

In addition, Clark Gable won Best Actor and Claudette Colbert won Best Actress for It Happened One Night.

The ceremonies were held in the Biltmore Bowl of the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles with Irvin S. Cobb as host.

Video: '1934 Oscar Winners'

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