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#116 Bringing Up Baby (1938)

Next on our list is the mother of all screwball comedies and the second film to star Cary Grant and Katherine Hepburn. Howard Hawks’s Bringing Up Baby is when a nerdy paleontologist keeps clashing with a hair-brained heiress who wants him to help her bring her leopard, Baby, to her aunt’s farm in Connecticut. 325 more words

Yule Be Swell! Teatro La Quindicina's musical comedy concert tonight

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca

The stockings were hung by the green room with care….

In the fraught world of Yuletide concerts (which account for a disproportionate percentage of the world’s supply of opening night nerves), you have a chance tonight to relax and see what happens when real musical comedy pros take to the stage tonight in honour of the sparkly season. 334 more words

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His girl Friday

His girl Friday (https://www.facebook.com/Wolffianclassicmoviesdigest)

So today I talk about his girl Friday which is a remake of the front page. His girl Friday is directed by Howard hawks. 437 more words

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The Philadelphia Story Criterion Blu-ray Review

“The Philadelphia Story” will appeal to fans of screwball comedies. 578 more words

Blu-Ray Review

Bobby's Highlights From The Set - Crawlers

Going all the way back to March, I saw a casting call for something called Crawlers. They said they were looking for Americans and I happily volunteered with about three clips of me demonstrating said accent. 686 more words

Comedy

Sybil’s Spit Machine, Bees & Lawnmower-Race Woes

Tacky, Tacky is she.

Sybil Katrina Kibble had to go all the way to Chillicothe to buy herself a sit down model lawnmower because the hardware shop was backorderded. 112 more words

Funny

His Girl Friday

His Girl Friday, 1940, Columbia Pictures. Starring Rosalind Russell, Cary Grant, Ralph Bellamy. Directed by Howard Hawks. B&W, 92 minutes.

Ace reporter Hildy Johnson (Rosalind Russell), returns to the newsroom to inform her ex-husband — and fellow newsman — Walter Burns (Cary Grant) she’s quitting and getting married again, this time to safe, secure insurance agent Bruce Baldwin (Ralph Bellamy). 376 more words

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