Bringing Up Baby: Howard Hawks, Director

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Overview

Bringing Up Baby (1938) is the essence of thirties screwball comedy. It is also quintessential Howard Hawks, treating many of the director's favorite themes, particularly the loving war between the sexes.

Gives the production history of the film, a brief biographical sketch of Hawks' career, the complete script, reviews and commentaries, filmography and bibliography.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780813513416
  • Publisher: Rutgers University Press
  • Publication date: 11/1/1988
  • Series: Rutgers Films in Print series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 332
  • Sales rank: 1,352,788
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.74 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
"Everything's Gonna Be All Right": The Making of Bringing Up Baby 3
Howard Hawks: A Biographical Sketch 17
Bringing Up Baby
Credits and Cast 29
The Continuity Script 33
Script Variations 207
"Bringing Up Baby," by Hagar Wilde 235
Interviews, Reviews, and Commentaries
Interview with Joseph McBride 253
Reviews
New York Times, Frank S. Nugent 265
Variety, "Wear" 266
The New Republic, Otis Ferguson 268
Commentaries
The Auteur Theory 271
Leopards in Connecticut 278
Bringing Up Baby 294
Filmography and Bibliography
Hawks Filmography, 1926-1970 315
Selected Bibliography 319
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