Bringing Up BabyBringing Up Baby tells the story of a paleontologist in a number of predicaments involving a scatterbrained woman and a leopard named Baby. David Huxley is the stuffy paleontologist who needs to finish an exhibit on dinosaurs and thus land a 1 million dollar grant for his museum. At a golf outing with his potential benefactors, Huxley is spotted by Susan Vance who decides that she must have the reserved scientist at all costs. She uses her pet leopard, Baby, to trick him into driving to her Connecticut home, where a dog wanders into Huxley';;;s room and steals the vital last bone that he needs to complete his project.
Actors of "Bringing Up Baby"
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Directors of "Bringing Up Baby"Howard HawksBirthdate: 30 May 1896, Goshen, Indiana, USA
Creators of "Bringing Up Baby"Dudley NicholsBirthdate: 6 April 1895, Wapakoneta, Ohio, USAHagar WildeBirthdate: 7 July 1905, Toledo, Ohio, USA
Critic Reviews of "Bringing Up Baby"New YorkerSeptember 23, 2013
The enduring fascination of this 1938 screwball comedy is due to much more than its uproarious gags.Time OutJune 15, 2011
A perfect example of why directors (and even us brilliant professional critics) can often be completely in the dark about what works.VarietyApril 02, 2008
There is little rhyme or reason to most of the action, but it's all highly palatable.Chicago ReaderJune 26, 2007
Though it's almost impossible, try to sit back sometime and enjoy this 1938 Howard Hawks masterpiece not only for its gags, but for the grace of its construction, the assurance of its style, and the richness of its themes.Time OutFebruary 09, 2006
One of the finest screwball comedies ever.Hollywood ReporterMay 05, 2005
The speedy, 102-minute film is a total delight, and the performances are so invigorating that it can withstand many multiple viewings without losing its sparks.ColeSmithey.comDecember 06, 2015
[VIDEO ESSAY] Howard Hawks's "Bringing Up Baby" is the go-to example of screwball comedy that critics and film-lovers reference most as the definitive model of the genre.Total FilmFebruary 10, 2014
Howard Hawks's classic took the screwball cycle started by It Happened One Night to its dizzying, dazzling peak.Radio TimesFebruary 10, 2014
How sublime can movies get?Parallax ViewAugust 21, 2011
Bringing Up Baby's narrative and thematic directions have much in common with those of Shakespearean comedy.Common Sense MediaDecember 22, 2010
Classic screwball comedy stars Hepburn, Grant.Film and FeltSeptember 19, 2010
Grant plays the timid Dr. David Huxley with the proper restraint and tics.
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