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BRINGING UP BABY film still of Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, and Asta

BRINGING UP BABY (1938) – AFI Movie Club

A madcap story of a boy, a girl and a leopard, BRINGING UP BABY (1938) features Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant – both ranked by AFI among the greatest screen legends of all time. The film also appears on AFI’s lists of the greatest American films 10th anniversary edition – as well as among the greatest filmed comedies...
HIS GIRL FRIDAY film still of Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell

HIS GIRL FRIDAY (1940) – AFI Movie Club

Named by the American Film Institute among the funniest films ever made, Howard Hawks’ HIS GIRL FRIDAY (1940) pits Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell against each other in a hilariously antagonistic romantic relationship as two reporters – and a formerly married couple – reteaming for a big scoop. Visit the AFI Catalog to learn more...
TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT film still of Lauren Bacall

TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT (1945) – AFI Movie Club

The film debut of Lauren Bacall, in which she starred opposite the man who would become her husband, Humphrey Bogart – both named by the American Film Institute among the greatest screen legends of all time – TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT (1945) was named by AFI among the art form’s great love stories, and...
ONLY ANGELS HAVE WINGS film still of Cary Grant and Rita Hayworth

ONLY ANGELS HAVE WINGS (1939) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by the legendary Howard Hawks, ONLY ANGELS HAVE WINGS (1939) features an all-star ensemble thrown together in the remote town of Barranca – including Jean Arthur, Thomas Mitchell, Richard Barthelmess, Rita Hayworth and Cary Grant – the latter two named by the American Film Institute among the greatest screen legends of all time. Visit...
GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES film still Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell

GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES (1953) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by Howard Hawks from a script adapted from the novel of the same name by Anita Loos, GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES (1953) features an iconic onscreen pairing of Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe – the latter named by the American Film Institute among the greatest screen legends of all time, and whose song in the...
Rio Bravo Film Still - John Wayne and Angie Dickinson

RIO BRAVO (1959) – AFI Movie Club

A classic western produced and directed by Howard Hawks, RIO BRAVO (1959) stars Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, Angie Dickinson, Walter Brennan and “The Duke” himself, John Wayne – named by the American Film Institute among the greatest screen legends of all time. Visit the AFI Catalog to learn more about RIO BRAVO. HOW TO WATCH...
Charles Feldman dancing with Marilyn Monroe

Charles K. Feldman – AFI Collection

Born this month in 1904, Charles K. Feldman—whose extensive collection of professional and personal papers are housed at the AFI Mayer Library Archive—was known as Hollywood’s first “Super Agent.” Pioneering one-picture deals as an alternative to the traditional long-term studio contracts that kept artists bound to one company, Feldman was the innovator behind the “package...
Ball of Fire Film Still - Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Haydn, Oskar Homolka, Leonid Kinskey, Tully Marshall, Aubrey Mather, S.Z. Sakall, and Henry Travers

AFI Movie Club: BALL OF FIRE

Watch BALL OF FIRE for free*! Become an AFI Star member or above and watch complimentary AFI-curated films with our on-demand video streaming service, Kanopy. Upgrade to Star Level or above TODAY! A skewed, screwball retelling of the classic Snow White story, BALL OF FIRE (1941) ranks among the funniest American films ever made, according...
Red River Film Still - John Wayne and Montgomery Clift

AFI Movie Club: RED RIVER

Directed by Howard Hawks and starring Montgomery Clift, RED RIVER features an iconic performance from “The Duke” himself, John Wayne – named by the American Film Institute as one of cinema’s greatest screen legends. HOW TO WATCH Where to stream RED RIVER RED RIVER - Reelgood GET THE LATEST FROM AFI MOVIE CLUB AFI Movie...
Bringing Up Baby Film Still - Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant

AFI Movie Club: BRINGING UP BABY

A madcap story of a boy, a girl and a leopard, BRINGING UP BABY features Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant – both ranked by AFI among the greatest screen legends of all time. The film is also on AFI’s lists of the greatest American films and the greatest filmed comedies and love stories of all time.  HOW TO WATCH Where to stream...
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