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FILM: Bringing Up Baby (optical effects demos)
by Clifford Galiher `

Footage from Bringing Up Baby constitutes the largest chunk of Dunn's Effects Reel. The visual breakdown of each of these effects removes any speculation as to their provenance, also revealing specifics of how certain elements were coordinated. The clips are as follows: 1.(0:01) An unused traveling wipe featuring the leopard and Charlie Ruggles 2. (0:37) Two traveling wipe from Susan's apartment building using Cary Grant, the leopard, and Katharine Hepburn 3. (2:02) A traveling wipe outside the county jail featuring the circus wranglers, the leopard, and the dog 4. (2:18) Rear projection of Katharine Hepburn and the leopard in the circus van. 5. (2:44) Test footage, using stand-ins for Grant and Hepburn, of the rear-projected leopard.

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DUNN'S REEL: Bringing Up Baby (optical effects demos) by Howard Hawks (Linwood Dunn) (1938) Footage from Bringing Up Baby constitutes the largest chunk of Dunn's Effects Reel. The visual breakdown of each of these effects removes any speculation as to their provenance, also revealing specifics of how certain elements were coordinated.