Bringing Up Baby

Bringing Up Baby (1938) was a big flop for Howard Hawks.  It would be his last film not to turn a profit until another Cary Grant comedy, Monkey Business (1952).  Hawks had an unprecedented box office streak.  All his films from Only Angels Have Wings (1939), throughout the 40s, to The Big Sky (1952) were a box office success.

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original insert poster for Bringing Up Baby (1938)

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David Huxley with his fiancée Miss Swallow in a screencap from Bringing Up Baby (1938)

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George the Dog calls attention to Cary Grant in drag in a scene from Bringing Up Baby (1938)

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Miss Swallow and Mr Peabody in David Huxley’s laboratory with a dinosaur foot to the left of Miss Swallow in a screencap from Bringing Up Baby (1938)

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Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn and her unnamed caddy in an original publicity still for Bringing Up Baby (1938)

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Virginia Walker as Alice Swallow in a screencap from Bringing Up Baby (1938)

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Cary Grant is released from jail in a scene from Bringing Up Baby (1938)(.

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Katharine Hepburn behind the scenes of Bringing Up Baby (1938)

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poster for Bringing Up Baby (1938)

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Cary Grant as David Huxley, modeled after bespectacled silent comedian Harold Lloyd in a publicity still for Bringing Up Baby (1938).

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David Huxley with his fiancée Miss Swallow gets joyous news about the arrival of his intercostal clavicle bone in a screencap from Bringing Up Baby (1938)

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An exasperated Cary Grant in a screencap from Bringing Up Baby (1938)

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D’Arcy Corrigan as Professor LaTouche in a screencap from Bringing Up Baby (1938).

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David Huxley’s fiancée. Alice Swallow, is one of the crowd in the jail hoping to bust him out in a scene from Bringing Up Baby (1938).