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    Bringing Up Baby (RKO, 1938). Midget Window Card (8" X 14"). Cary Grant became Howard Hawks' favorite whipping boy, as the director put the suave star though all manner of emasculating humiliations. Unfortunately, the humiliations extended off screen as well. The film tanked at the box office, so RKO fired Hawks from his next production and Katherine Hepburn had to buy out her contract. Of course now the screwball comedy is a classic, so Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck can cling to the hope that their "Gigli" will be similarly canonized once everyone's forgotten the term "Bennifer." This midget window card has undergone some expert restoration, a trim of the upper blank imprint area and right and bottom edges, but none of the image was touched and it displays beautifully. Very Good+.

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