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Bringing Up Baby

Grant and Hepburn

Bringing Up Baby is a 1938 screwball comedy film which tells the story of a scientist who winds up falling in love with a woman who helps him to care for a leopard, named Baby. It stars Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Charles Ruggles, Barry Fitzgerald and May Robson.

The movie was adapted by Dudley Nichols and Hagar Wilde from a story by Wilde. It was directed by Howard Hawks.

The film is consistently on the Internet Movie Database's list of top 250 films, was #97 on American Film Institute's 100 Years, 100 Movies and #14 on its 100 Years, 100 Laughs, and has been selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry.