and absolutely hilarious Cary Grant, he was so very handsome

Of the considerable number of actors and actresses who tried their hands at the screwball category there were several who displayed a true knack for the genre and appeared in quite a few successful titles. Among the women were Rosalind Russell, Carole Lombard, Jean Arthur, Claudette Colbert, Myrna Loy, and Irene Dunne. Top men included Cary Grant, Joel McCrea, Melvyn Douglas, Fred MacMurray, and William Powell. It was not just the madcap heiresses, masquerading shop girls, and disinherited playboys who behaved in wild and eccentric ways. A majority of the films were peopled with a wide variety of odd and outrageous minor characters. Anybody from a rural judge to a Park Avenue cabdriver to a nightclub torch singer might turn out to be a world class screwball. Frequently falling into this category were Alice Brady, Charlie Ruggles, Eugene Pallette, Eve Arden, Mischa Auer, Una Merkel, Robert Benchley, William Demerest, Franklin Pangborn, Billie Burke, and Luis Alberni. Many of these gifted character actors appeared so frequently in this sort of film that they give the impression they must have been permanent residents of a special screwball world. Ralph Bellamy was the ablest portrayer of an essential screwball movie type: the attractive but flawed suitor who is never going to win the leading lady.

Cary Grant from "I was a Male War Bride" a hilarious …

Cary Grant from "I was a Male War Bride" a hilarious movie!
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Including me.”So goes the famous quote uttered by Cary Grant, the dashing former acrobat whose gift for sophisticated comedy made him one of Hollywood’s greatest stars.Devastatingly handsome, practically imperturbable and as elegant as a lyric, Mr.

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Dunne's fortuitous relationship with McCarey continued, despite his convalescence following a car crash, in his subsequent and wholly screwball production (directed by McCarey associate Garson Kanin) of , in which a new comic marital triangle is structured around a flustered husband (Cary Grant) whose remarriage plans are interrupted by the reappearance of the wife he thought was lost at sea. Dunne's gift for insinuating playful chinks in her armor of sensible behavior comes to the fore as she earnestly informsltorments her spouse with maddeningly incomplete details of her being marooned on an island with a handsome "Adam" (Randolph Scott) to her "Eve."

The 1938 film, directed by Howard Hawks, was particularly hilarious and teamed Mr
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