.Introduction: Little Picture, Big Classic.
Legends and a Legendary Hit.
Adaptation: ""Night Bus"" to Sleeper Hit.
Capra and Authorship.
1. Rules and Unruliness: Romantic Comedy.
Gender and Genre.
Screwball Characters Meet Cute.
Intimacy, Violence, and Marriage.
2. Sex and Censorship: The Wavering Walls of Jericho.
The Hays Office and the Production Code.
Censorship and the Power of ""It"".
Constructing the Walls of Jericho.
The Walls Tumble Down.
3. Capra, Class, and the Runaway Heiress.
Hollywood and the Great Depression.
The Runaway Heiress.
Capra and Class Politics.
4. Stardom: Shirtless Gable, Classy Colbert.
Cave Man and a Menace to Morals.
""Who Do You Think You Are? Clark Gable?""
Tough Dame, Lovely Frog.
The Runaway Bride.