Howard Hawks

Howard Hawks

 Bringing Up Baby (1938) Rated NR

Love runs wild for a hapless scientist and an unstoppable heiress in Howard
Hawks’s classic screwball comedy that ranks high on the American Film
Institute’s list of the funniest Hollywood films ever made. With her eye on
paleontologist David, heiress Susan  lures him
to her home. But the hilarity begins when Susan’s dog steals David’s prize
dinosaur bone and her pet leopard, Baby, is mistaken for a zoo escapee.

 His Girl Friday (1940) Rated NR

Hildy Johnson  is about to get hitched to dull insurance agent
Bruce Baldwin — that’s if her ex-husband, ruthless newspaper
publisher Walter Burns, doesn’t succeed in winning her back in this
battle-of-the-sexes screwball comedy. Meanwhile, reporters salivating for the
scoop on a local voting conspiracy is just a minor distraction as Burns pulls
out all the stops for the woman he loves.

 Ball of Fire (1941) Rated NR

Gary Cooper plays a serious but lovable English professor working with his
colleagues on a dictionary of American slang. When a red-hot nightclub singer on
the run from the mob takes refuge in their house, she also finds a place in
their hearts.

 Sergeant York (1941) Rated NR

In a career-defining performance that earned him his first Academy Award, Gary
Cooper stars as Alvin York, a poor Appalachian pacifist drafted into World War
I. Placed in an impossible place, York single-handedly captures an entire
enemy platoon and becomes a national hero. This World War II-era Hollywood
classic based on the real-life war hero received 11 Academy Award nominations,
including one for director Howard Hawks.

 I Was a Male War Bride (1949) Rated NR

Capt. Rochard is a French officer who marries an American female lieutenant,
Catherine. All is blissful until Rochard tries to go with his wife back to the
States. Now, Rochard must impersonate a woman to join his new bride.

Synopsis by Netflix.

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