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Bringing Up Baby (1938): The Story of A Leopard

RKO

Screwball Elements: 

  • Farcical premise, which centers around a pet leopard that is a present for a wealthy socialite.
  • Marriage plot: An engaged scientist is relentlessly pursued by a determined socialite.
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Cary Grant

The Awful Truth (1937): Nothing Awful About It

Columbia

Screwball Elements: 

  • Marriage plot: A couple files for divorce under grounds that they don’t trust each other.
  • Class conflict: New York high society members make fun of an oil man from Oklahoma; Irene Dunne pretends to be a nightclub worker in front of an upper class family to shock them.
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Cary Grant

5 types of people that attend Melbourne Cup.

Disclaimer: This post has been written purely for entertainment. If you did attend the races or are planning to next year, do not take any offence. 561 more words

Travel: Australia

I much prefer memoirs to biographies. Her story is incredible, but this biography was dry.

Park Lane Promenade

There are many neighbourhoods in London known for their prestige and exclusivity- after all, London is one of the world’s most expensive cities! Chelsea is ever-popular with Russian billionaires and flashy footballers, while Knightsbridge is home to prestigious shopping in the form of Harrods and various designers’ flagship stores. 514 more words

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