Bringing Up Baby Film Summary & Analysis

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Bringing Up Baby is another of Howard Hawks's hilarious comedies. The day before David Huxley's marriage, as he tries to raise a million dollars for his museum, he finds out that he is going to receive a special bone to finish a dinosaur skeleton. Then he meets Susan Vance, and his entire life changes.

Susan decides that David is the man she's going to marry, and she goes about ensuring that it will happen. The two are actually in competition for the million dollars, since her aunt is the woman giving away the money. Finally, David ends up falling for Susan, after they hide her aunt's new leopard, Baby, and chase it through the forest.

Howard Hawks created some great classic movies, but he was little appreciated during his own time. He was nominated just once for an Oscar, and his peers and the critics largely...

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