Wednesday, August 24, 2011

OLDIE GOLDIES: Bringing Up Baby (1938)

On this week's "Oldie Goldies" we take a look at a film featuring 2 icons of cinema - Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn. "Bringing Up Baby" is a film that in restrospect, seemed to be "ahead of its time" as it was not well-received upon its inital release. Nowadays, it's viewed as a classic. It's truly a fun riot from start to finish.

Classic Quote
"It isn't that I don't like you, Susan, because after all, in moments of quiet, I'm
strangely drawn toward you; but, well, there haven't been any quiet moments!"

Classic Scene
"Suddenly Gay"

Classic Character
Baby (Nissa the leopard)

Classic Costumes

Did you know?
Bringing Up Baby was a failure at the box office, resulting in director Howard Hawks being fired from his next RKO film (Gunga Din).