On the set of “Bringing Up Baby” (1938)

 

“Bringing Up Baby” is a 1938 American screwball comedy film directed by Howard Hawks, starring Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant, and released by RKO Radio Pictures. The movie tells the story of a paleontologist (Cary Grant) winding up in various predicaments involving a woman (Katharine Hepburn) with a unique sense of logic and a leopard named “Baby”. “Baby” is played by Nissa, an eight year old female leopard. “George,” the bone-hiding pup belonging to Katharine Hepburn’s aunt in the movie is played by Skippy, aka. ‘Asta’ of “The Thin Man” (1934) fame. The rest of the supporting cast includes Charles Ruggles, Barry Fitzgerald, Walter Catlett, and May Robson.

Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, and Nissa (Baby) between scenes of "Bringing Up Baby" (1938).

Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, and Nissa (Baby) between scenes of “Bringing Up Baby” (1938).

 

Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, and Nissa (Baby) between scenes of "Bringing Up Baby" (1938).

Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, and Nissa (Baby) between scenes of “Bringing Up Baby” (1938).

 

Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn with Nissa on the set of "Bringing Up Baby" (1938)

Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn with Nissa on the set of “Bringing Up Baby” (1938)

 

Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn with Nissa in what looks like a promo shot on the set of "Bringing Up Baby" (1938)

Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn with Nissa in what looks like a promo shot on the set of “Bringing Up Baby” (1938)

 

Katharine Hepburn with Nissa on the set of "Bringing Up Baby" (1938).

Katharine Hepburn with Nissa on the set of “Bringing Up Baby” (1938).

 

Katharine Hepburn with Nissa on the set of "Bringing Up Baby" (1938).

Katharine Hepburn with Nissa on the set of “Bringing Up Baby” (1938).

 

Director Howard Hawks, Cary Grant, and Katharine Hepburn on the set of Bringing Up Baby (1938)

Director Howard Hawks, Cary Grant, and Katharine Hepburn on the set of Bringing Up Baby (1938)

 

Howard Hawks visits with Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn between scenes of "Bringing Up Baby" (1938)

Howard Hawks visits with Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn between scenes of “Bringing Up Baby” (1938)

 

Howard Hawks directs Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn between scenes of "Bringing Up Baby" (1938)

Howard Hawks directs Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn between scenes of “Bringing Up Baby” (1938)

 

Katharine Hepburn stands on Cary Grant's shoulders on the set of "Bringing Up Baby" (1938)

Katharine Hepburn stands on Cary Grant’s shoulders on the set of “Bringing Up Baby” (1938)

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