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Notes on Bringing Up Baby

Posted by Brandy Dean May 24, 2011 0 Comment 818 views

I came across this interesting piece on Bringing Up Baby, “Bringing Up Bride – Gender, Class, and Marriage in Screwball Comedy.” Lots of good points here, including thinking of the screwball comedy genre as a kind of end run around the Hays code. I came across this point in several other places, but omitted it […]

There’s Always Divorce | Bringing Up Baby (1938)

Posted by Brandy Dean May 23, 2011 7 Comments 8001 views

Film critic Andrew Sarris once, now famously, described the screwball comedy as a “sex comedy without the sex.” In the case of Bringing Up Baby, I say thank the gods for small favors. One can only imagine what sort of leathered and gagged S&M tableau poor David Huxley would have ended up in had the […]

Orginal New York Times Review of Rasputin and the Empress

Posted by Brandy Dean May 19, 2011 0 Comment 775 views

Read the original New York Times review of Rasputin and The Empress, published on December 24, 1932.

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