Come and Get It

Edward Arnold and Walter Brennan work in the Wisconsin lumber industry in Come and Get It (1936).

Ceiling Zero

James Cagney as pilot Dizzy Davis in Ceiling Zero (1935), his second film with Howard Hawks, after The Crowd Roars (1932) as a race car driver.  Both are good movies, with Ceiling Zero the better of the two.

 

Ceiling Zero

 

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original lobby card for Ceiling Zero (1935), Howard Hawks third film set in the world of aviation, after The Air Circus and The Dawn Patrol.  His next aviation films will be Only Angels Have Wings and Air Force.

 

Come and Get It

Does Frances Farmer have a harassment case against Edward Arnold, as Walter Brennan is complicit in Come and Get It (1936)?

Ceiling Zero

publicity still for Ceiling Zero (1935) from Howard Hawks’ personal collection sold at auction.

Bringing Up Baby

Katharine Hepburn as Susan Vance with a drowsy leopard named Baby in Bringing Up Baby (1938), her most beloved film of the 30s.  It was a flop on its first release at a time when Katharine was considered box office poison.

Bringing Up Baby

David and Susan end up behind bars in Bringing Up Baby (1938)

Bringing Up Baby

Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn are hot on the trail of George the Dog who has buried Cary’s dinosaur bone in Bringing Up Baby (1938).

Bringing Up Baby

Howard Hawks recycled the torn clothing bits with Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant in Bringing Up Baby (1938) for Rock Hudson and Maria Perschy in Man’s Favorite Sport (1964).

Bringing Up Baby

 

Cary Grant has dinner at the Vance’s home with Susan Vance, her aunt Elizabeth and Major Applegate in Bringing Up Baby (1938).

Bringing Up Baby

Katharine Hepburn was fearless around the trained leopard in Bringing Up Baby (1938) while Cary Grant was quite timid.  Cary was more comfortable with Esther the Chimp in Monkey Business (1952).

Bringing Up Baby

Cary Grant as archaeologist David Huxley with his dinosaur skeleton in Bringing Up Baby (1938).

Bringing Up Baby

Cary Grant on the phone trying to locate his missing dinosaur bone while Katharine Hepburn interferes in Bringing Up Baby (1938).

Bringing Up Baby

Katharine Hepburn gets out of jail by pretending to be Swingin Door Susie, while leaving Cary Grant behind bars in Bringing Up Baby (1938).

Bringing Up Baby

Katharine Hepburn is determined to catch Cary Grant in Bringing Up Baby (1938), their second of four comedies together, beginning with Sylvia Scarlett, and followed by Holiday and The Philadelphia Story.