Bringing Up Baby

United States, 1938

Film
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Cary Grant is an absent-minded zoology professor who needs one million dollars for his nature museum. Katharine Hepburn, in her first foray into real comedy, is an heiress who is determined to get him the money, and to win his heart. However, first she must get him to drop his fiance, find his dinosaur bone which she has lost, and convince him to look after her pet leopard named Baby. An outstanding, fast-paced comedy and one of Howard Hawk’s most loved films.

Credits

producer/director

Howard Hawks

production company

RKO Radio Pictures

Duration

01:39:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1938

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302527

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Comedy

Comedy → Screwball comedies

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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