Love on the Run
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Having turned down the opportunity to produce Frank Capra's It Happened One Night (1934), MGM's Louis B. Mayer had second thoughts when the Capra film swept the 1935 Oscars ceremony. Mayer hastily commissioned an It Happened One Night wannabe titled Love on the Run, tailored for the talents of Joan Crawford and Clark Gable (who, of course, had starred in the Capra picture, and had copped one of those Oscars). Gable and Franchot Tone play rival journalists Michael Anthony and Barnabas Pells, who travel the length and breadth of Europe to outscoop one another. Crawford portrays madcap… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

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"Though the plot line is thin, the presence of Crawford and Gable make it watchable."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Charming romantic comedy with the stars at their peak."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"1979 film serves more as a summation of Doniel's life, as nearly half of the film consists of flashbacks to the previous four films"
‑ John A. Nesbit, Old School Reviews
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