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Bringing Up Baby
“Bringing Up Baby” is a classic screwball comedy about a mild-mannered paleontologist who gets caught up in a whirlwind of chaos and misadventures when he meets a free-spirited heiress and her pet leopard.”
His Girl Friday
“His Girl Friday” is a classic screwball comedy about a newspaper editor who tries to win back his ex-wife and star reporter by manipulating a big story and preventing her remarriage. The film is filled with rapid-fire dialogue, witty banter, and hilarious situations as the characters navigate love, journalism, and the pursuit of a scoop.
The Philadelphia Story
“The Philadelphia Story” is a classic romantic comedy that follows the story of a wealthy socialite, Tracy Lord, as she navigates love and marriage on the eve of her wedding. When her ex-husband and a tabloid reporter enter the picture, Tracy’s relationships and self-discovery are put to the test.
“Roman Holiday” is a romantic comedy film about a princess who escapes her duties for a day and falls in love with an American journalist while exploring the city of Rome. It explores themes of love, duty, and the desire for freedom.
The Lady Eve
“The Lady Eve” is a classic screwball comedy about a con artist who sets out to seduce and swindle a wealthy but socially awkward heir, only to find herself falling in love with him, leading to a series of hilarious misunderstandings and romantic entanglements.
“Ninotchka” is a classic romantic comedy film about a stern and disciplined Soviet envoy, Ninotchka, who falls in love with a charming Parisian man while on a mission to retrieve jewels. The film explores the clash between Soviet ideology and the allure of love and capitalism.
The Awful Truth
“The Awful Truth” is a 1937 screwball comedy film about a married couple, Lucy and Jerry, who suspect each other of infidelity and engage in a series of humorous and escalating pranks to try to ruin each other’s new relationships before realizing their love for one another.”
My Man Godfrey
The movie “My Man Godfrey” is about a wealthy family who hires a homeless man as their butler, leading to humorous and heartwarming situations that challenge social norms and reveal the true nature of class and love.
The Palm Beach Story
“The Palm Beach Story” is a 1942 screwball comedy film directed by Preston Sturges. It follows a married couple who decide to separate in order to pursue their individual dreams, leading to a series of hilarious misadventures involving eccentric millionaires and mistaken identities.
“Sullivan’s Travels” is a 1941 film that follows a successful Hollywood director who disguises himself as a hobo to experience the hardships of poverty and gain inspiration for his next film. Along the way, he learns valuable lessons about the importance of laughter and the power of entertainment in difficult times.
The More the Merrier
“The More the Merrier” is a 1943 romantic comedy set during World War II. It follows a young woman who rents out half of her apartment to two men, leading to a comedic love triangle and unexpected relationships.
The Thin Man
“The Thin Man” is a classic mystery-comedy film about a retired detective and his socialite wife who are drawn into a murder case while on vacation, using their wits and humor to solve the crime.
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
“Mr. Deeds Goes to Town” is a 1936 comedy-drama film about a small-town man who inherits a fortune and must navigate the complexities of city life while facing exploitation and romantic complications.”
Ball of Fire
“Ball of Fire” is a 1941 screwball comedy film about a group of professors working on an encyclopedia who encounter a nightclub singer hiding from the mob, leading to comedic chaos and unexpected romance.
“Midnight” is a psychological thriller about a young woman who becomes trapped in a time loop, reliving the same day over and over again, as she tries to uncover the truth behind her own mysterious death and prevent it from happening again.
“Libeled Lady” is a classic screwball comedy about a newspaper editor who hires a reporter to seduce a wealthy socialite in order to discredit her, but complications arise when the reporter falls in love with her. The film follows a series of hilarious misunderstandings and chaotic situations as the characters navigate their way through a tangled web of lies and romantic entanglements.
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The Shop Around the Corner
“The Shop Around the Corner” is a romantic comedy that follows the story of two co-workers who can’t stand each other, unaware that they are each other’s anonymous pen pals and falling in love through their letters. As they navigate their tumultuous relationship in person, they discover the true identity of their pen pals, leading to a heartwarming and unexpected resolution.
The Great McGinty
“The Great McGinty” is a 1940 political satire film that follows the rise and fall of Dan McGinty, a down-and-out hobo who becomes a corrupt politician through a series of fortunate events, only to face the consequences of his actions.”
The Devil and Miss Jones
“The Devil and Miss Jones” is a 1941 romantic comedy film about a wealthy businessman who disguises himself as a store employee to spy on his workers, but ends up falling in love with a woman who is fighting for workers’ rights. The film explores themes of class struggle, love, and the power of empathy.