Bringing Up Baby


David Huxley is waiting to get a bone he needs for his museum collection. Through a series of strange circumstances, he meets Susan Vance, and the duo have a series of misadventures which include a leopard called Baby.

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  1. Hagar Wilde


  2. Dudley Nichols


  3. Howard Hawks


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  1. Katharine Hepburn

    Katharine Hepburn

    Susan Vance

  2. Cary Grant

    Cary Grant

    Dr. David Huxley

  3. Charles Ruggles

    Charles Ruggles

    Major Horace Applegate

  4. Walter Catlett

    Walter Catlett

    Constable Slocum

  5. Barry Fitzgerald

    Barry Fitzgerald

    Mr. Aloysius Gogarty

  6. May Robson

    May Robson

    Aunt Elizabeth Random

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 42m

Budget $1,073,000.00

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Release Information

  • February 18, 1938



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A review by daniel white

By daniel white

A flop when it was first released in 1938 "Bringing up Baby" is now considered a classic in the screwball genre, a tribute it rightly deserves. Katharine Hepburn has never been funnier in her only foray into this type of zany comedy. And Cary Grant a master of both verbal repartee and skillful pratfalls is pure genius. The plot is both simple and yet defies description. Hepburn plays Susan Vance, a rich society gal who is a beautiful kook determined to land Cary Grant a stuffy paleontologist who is desperately in need of being set free from from his stodgy ways. That Kate does so and much m... read the rest.

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