Bringing up Baby (1938) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Howard Hawks and produced by Howard Hawks and Cliff Reid.
The film was based on the short story of the same name written by Hagar Wilde published in Collier's Weekly in Apr 10, 1937.
Bringing up Baby was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1990.
Bringing Up Baby (1938) (3)By Laura Grande on Mar 31, 2014 From Pretty Clever Films
Director Howard Hawks had the uncanny ability to take a premise that appeared implausible on paper and weave it into a coherent narrative. Such was the case with his 1938 masterpiece, Bringing Up Baby — a wacky comedy with an outlandish plot, even by screwball standards. Stuffy, socially-awkwa... Read full article
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“Bringing Up Baby” 4th film in Screwball Comedy classic screened February 11, 2014By Stephen Reginald on Feb 4, 2014 From Classic Movie Man
“Bringing Up Baby” 4th film in Screwball Comedy classic screened February 11, 2014 When: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 6:30 p.m. Where: The Venue 1550 at the Daystar Center, 1550 S. State Street Today Bringing Up Baby starring Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant is considered a classic.... Read full article
Bringing Up Baby (1938) (2)By Beatrice on Nov 16, 2013 From Flickers in Time
Bringing Up Baby Directed by Howard Hawks Written by Dudley Nichols and Hagar Wilde 1938/USA RKO Radio Pictures Repeat viewing #124 of 1001 Films You Must See Before You Die I enjoyed this quintessential screw-ball comedy even more than before. David (Cary Grant), a very square paleontologist, is en... Read full article
On the set of “Bringing Up Baby” (1938)By Art on Mar 11, 2013 From Classic Cinema Gold
“Bringing Up Baby” is a 1938 American screwball comedy film directed by Howard Hawks, starring Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant, and released by RKO Radio Pictures. The movie tells the story of a paleontologist (Cary Grant) winding up in various predicaments involving a woman (Katharine ... Read full article
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Dr. Fritz Lehman: Follows her around...
Susan Vance: ...And then when she talks to him, he fights with her?
Dr. Fritz Lehman: Fights with her... is this young man your fiance?
David Huxley: Now just a moment Susan. Don't think that I don't appreciate all you've done, but there are limits to what a man can bear!
Susan Vance: What would I be doing carrying a bone around?
David Huxley: I wouldn't dare give a reason for anything you do.
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This movie fared so badly at the box office that Howard Hawks was fired from his next production at RKO and Katharine Hepburn bought out her contract to avoid being cast in the film Mother Carey's Chickens. Coincidentally, Hepburn was labeled "box office poison" on the same day her contract was dissolved.
The scene in which Susan's dress is ripped was inspired by something that happened to Cary Grant. He was at the Roxy Theater one night and his pants zipper was down when it caught on the back of a woman's dress. Grant impulsively followed her. When he told this story to Howard Hawks, Hawks loved it and put it into the film.
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