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Bringing Up Baby (1938)

Not Rated
102 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

While trying to secure a $1 million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress and her pet leopard, Baby.
Writers
Dudley Nichols (screen play) | Hagar Wilde (screen play) (from the story by)
Cinematographer
Russell Metty (photographed by)
Editor
George Hively (edited by)
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$ 1,073,000
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Release date
Feb 18, 1938 (United States)
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58 cast members
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Cary Grant
David David   See fewer
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Charles Ruggles
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Barry Fitzgerald
Mr. Gogarty Mr. Gogarty   See fewer
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May Robson
Aunt Elizabeth Aunt Elizabeth   See fewer
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Fritz Feld
Dr. Lehman Dr. Lehman   See fewer
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Leona Roberts
Mrs. Gogarty Mrs. Gogarty   See fewer
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George Irving
Mr. Peabody Mr. Peabody   See fewer
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Tala Birell
Mrs. Lehman Mrs. Lehman   See fewer
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Virginia Walker
Alice Swallow Alice Swallow   See fewer
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John Kelly
Elmer Elmer   See fewer
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Ruth Adler
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Adeline Ashbury
Mrs. Peabody (uncredited) Mrs. Peabody (uncredited)   See fewer
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Asta
George the dog (uncredited) George the dog (uncredited)   See fewer
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William 'Billy' Benedict
David's Caddy (uncredited) David's Caddy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Bevan
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Stanley Blystone
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Ralph Brooks
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Harry Campbell
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D'Arcy Corrigan
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William Corson
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Evelyne Eager
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Judith Ford
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Billy Franey
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Frances Gifford
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Tex C.C. Gilmore
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Herschel Graham
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Duke Green
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Paul Guilfoyle
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George Humbert
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Lorraine Krueger
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Richard Lane
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Nissa the Leopard
Baby (uncredited) Baby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Lloyd
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Buck Mack
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Frank Marlowe
Joe (uncredited) Joe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eleanor Peterson
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Larry Steers
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Jean Stevens
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Bobby Stone
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Jack Stoney
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Edward Thomas
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Ida Vollmar
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Crawford Weaver
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8 / 10 | 49,399 votes