It Happened Tomorrow

Synopsis: In the beginning of the Twentieth Century, Lawrence 'Larry' Stevens is an ambitious reporter of The Evening News. One day, he is celebrating with his colleagues and he tells his friend Pop Benson that he would like to know the news in advance before it happens. While they are walking on the street, they see a poster of the clairvoyant Cigolini and his gorgeous niece Sylvia Smith and they decide to go to a theater to see the show. Larry flirts with Sylvia and on his way back home, he overhears Pop on the street and the old man tells that he is waiting for him and gives a newspaper to him. Larry does not give much attention and puts the newspaper in the pocket of his jacket. On the next morning, he finds that the newspaper is an edition of the next day. Larry uses the information to scoop about a hold up in the opera house, becoming the prime suspect of Inspector Mulrooney. Larry dates Sylvia and Pop gives another edition of The Evening News of the next day. Larry becomes a successful re
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Director(s): René Clair
Production: United Artists
 
IMDB:
7.2
Rotten Tomatoes:
60%
APPROVED
Year:
1944
85 min
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Even if it was 20 years off...

I'd have a corking good time

for 20 years.

My boy. Every day

of your life would be poisoned.

If I knew where I could get

tomorrows newspaper...

...I'd give 10 years

of my life for it.

How do you know you've got 10 years?

He's got you there, Larry.

Forget about tomorrow.

Do you want me to tell you what's

gonna happen in the next 5 minutes?

Sure.

- We'll all be thirsty.

There's no more beer.

I'm gonna hope

that somebody else buys it.

- Wanna come along, Pop?

- No, I haven't time.

- See you tomorrow.

- Tomorrow.

Tomorrow.

Wait a minute, fellas.

Wait a minute.

If you're interested in the future,

look there.

Cigolini.

With a name like that

he'll tell your future in Italian.

Yeah, and you won't know

what he's talking about.

He won't either.

He's just a faker.

- Yeah, but look at the girl!

- Yeah, she's pretty; that's no fake.

That's a fake too.

They all look good on posters.

What we need is a drink.

Come on.

Inside, you'll find

she's fair, fat and forty!

And now, my friend. Tell me, what is

the number in the case of your watch.

- I don't know.

- You don't know?

- You have a watch, haven't you?

- Oh, for sure.

- May I see it please?

- Well, I had it...

Well, look...

There is your watch now.

It's funny how these

trifles get misplaced.

Sylvia. Do you hear me?

I hear you.

Now, listen carefully.

Do you see inside

the case of this watch?

I will try.

Tell me, what is the number

inside the case of this watch?

Two, Seven, Nine...

Oh, I can't.

You've got to Sylvia.

I compel you.

Three, Three, Five...

...Ninety-four.

Aha!

Is that correct my friend?

Thank you very much.

Thank you Sir. Step right down

- Can we have another chair please?

- Yes, Sir.

Thank you.

I beg your pardon.

My friend, she cannot hear you

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