Bringing Up Baby (BFI Film Classics)

By Peter Swaab

Directed through Howard Hawks in 1938, Bringing Up Baby is without doubt one of the nice screwball comedies and a treasure from the Golden Age of Hollywood. Cary furnish performs a naive and repressed professor who turns into entangled with (and ensnared by way of) a willful heiress performed by means of Katharine Hepburn. Chaos ensues as romance blossoms and never one yet leopards are set unfastened in verdant Connecticut. in addition to being a completely American fiction of the 1930s, mentioning Baby additionally has a classical comedian narrative, exploring conflicts among civilization and nature, rationality and madness or eccentricity, middle-class inhibitions and aristocratic blitheness. it really is an anthology of comedian varieties and units, and the most seductively humorous motion pictures ever made.

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