Director: Howard Hawks

Bringing Up Baby . Dir. Howard Hawks. RKO Radio Pictures. 1938.

Bringing Up Baby . Dir. Howard Hawks. RKO Radio Pictures. 1938. 150 150 Elaine Yee Lam Wong

Howard Hawks created a mass of parallels between the female and the leopard Baby in Bringing Up Baby. He displays a classical Hollywood screwball gender notion – women are wild while…

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Bringing Up Baby. Dir. Howard Hawks. RKO. 1938.

Bringing Up Baby. Dir. Howard Hawks. RKO. 1938. 150 150 Hannah Lumb

In this article, I will analyse the scene in which David first encounters the dog, George, and Susan’s aunt, Mrs Random, while caught wearing Susan’s dressing gown. I will argue…

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Monkey Business. Dir. Howard Hawks. 20th Century Fox. 1952.

Monkey Business. Dir. Howard Hawks. 20th Century Fox. 1952. 150 150 Anna Smitderk

Forever young – what seems to be an unrealistic and silly fantasy to some, is Dr. Barnaby Fulton’s (Cary Grant) everyday life: in Howard Hawk’s screwball comedy Monkey Business (1952),…

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Bringing up Baby. Dir. Howard Hawks. RKO Radio Pictures. 1938.

Bringing up Baby. Dir. Howard Hawks. RKO Radio Pictures. 1938. 150 150 Elizabeth Cherry

Bringing up Baby is a film which explores the relationship between humans and animals through the use of doubling. This is particularly evident in the scene where Susan lets a wild…

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Bringing Up Baby . Dir. Howard Hawks. RKO. 1938.

Bringing Up Baby . Dir. Howard Hawks. RKO. 1938. 150 150 Katie Goody

In the romantic comedy Bringing Up Baby (1938) Hawks explores the association between animalism (behaviours or feelings associated with animals) and chaos. The comedy emerges out of the interactions between the unlikely…

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