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Bringing Up Baby (1938)

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Cary Grant Cary Grant
David
Charles Ruggles Charles Ruggles
Major Applegate
Barry Fitzgerald Barry Fitzgerald
Mr. Gogarty
May Robson May Robson
Aunt Elizabeth
Fritz Feld Fritz Feld
Dr. Lehman
Leona Roberts Leona Roberts
Mrs. Gogarty


Written by
Dudley Nichols Dudley Nichols
(screen play)
Hagar Wilde Hagar Wilde
(screen play)


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celluloid wit

9 years, 2 months ago at Apr 27 16:57
This is probably the best screwball comedy ever! The laughs are real, almost disguising its analyses of 1930s-style gender expectations, sex and marriage.

My favorite scene is when Cary Grant wears a feathery feminine bathrobe; this scene contains one of the first popular appearances of the word “gay” being used to mean something other than “extremely happy”; and it is truly... read more

A classic

5 years, 5 months ago at Jan 3 12:58
Since this movie had a really solid reputation, I thought I might as well check it out. Well, eventually, it turned out to be one of those typical screwball comedies from the 30's but, to be honest, I have never been a huge fan of the genre. Indeed, even though the plot was supposed to be ridiculous and shouldn't be taken too seriously, I still had a hard time to care about what was going on. On t... read more

Screwball Comedy on Steroids

2 years, 8 months ago at Oct 13 0:13
I make it no secret that screwball comedy is my favourite genre of film. I can never get tired of these films; to me this is the most un-boring genre ever. Whenever I’m watching a great screwball comedy I’m on cloud 9 and when it’s over I’m always left wanting more. Sometimes I wish my life was a screwball comedy.  Bringing Up Baby is the quintessential daffy dame/stuffy gentleman movie (... read more
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David Huxley is waiting to get a bone he needs for his museum collection. Through a series of strange circumstances, he meets Susan Vance, and the duo have a series of misadventures which include a leopard called Baby.
Release date: 18 February 1938
UPC: 053939640724
Tags: Comedy (23), Romance (15), 1930s (14), Usa (9), Leopard (9), 1938 (9), Screwball Comedy (8), Dog (7), Professor (7), Golf (7), Cary Grant (5), Zoologist (5), Classic (5), Museum (4), Black & White (4), Police (4), Love (4), Screwball (3), Gay (3), Black And White (3)
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"9.4. Cary Grant pääsee kiitettävään munailukertoimeen, kun hän joutuu vahingossa pitämään huolta leopardista pershullun naisen kanssa. Naimisiinkin olisi tarkoitus päästä, mutta Grant paljastaa todellisen luonteensa (epämiehisyys) pyörtyessään kauhusta ja uupumuksesta. Ei muuta kuin naisen vaihtoon ja kaikki on soveliasta ja upeaa. Hyvä ruuvipalloilu ei jätä kylmäksi."


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