History Is Made At Night
History Is Made At Night (1937)

History is Made at Night has been described as a romantic tragedy, which it indeed is, up to a point. The film begins deceptively in screwball-comedy fashion with socialite Jean Arthur and handsome head waiter Charles Boyer "meeting… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 5, 1937
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Sean Axmaker
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[Frank] Borzage's commitment to the couple and belief in the power of love to not simply conquer all but to elevate the lovers to a heaven on Earth transcends the plot. E

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Dan Callahan
Slant Magazine

History Is Made at Night is a patchwork quilt genre bender that stands as one of Frank Borzage's supreme achievements.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

One of the silliest and therefore most magnetic of all '30s romantic melodramas.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A type of unbelievable melodrama that went out of fashion ages ago.

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Stella Dallas
what an odd film that covers every genre from romantic comedy to thriller to heavy melodrama to disaster film! the lovely jean arthur has great chemistry with… More
Aj V
This is a very interesting movie because it combines so many different elements of different genres, but it gets to be too much, and I really didn't like… More