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Nine years sober, she’s an oddly appealing, well-meaning screwball.
Until I watched “Bringing Up Baby,” the 1938 screwball comedy.
The show struggles to find its signature screwball pacing, and it can’t figure out how to circle around emotions without addressing them face on, as the earlier seasons did at their best.
We never tell him, 'Great screwball,' though, because then his elbow would hurt.
His Girl Friday (1940) A must for anyone interested in journalism (or screwball comedies).Most Overlooked Romance Films for Valentine’s Day Weekend: ‘True Romance,’ ‘His Girl Friday,’ More|Marlow Stern|February 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The quirky tenor of his voice, combined with his observant, mocking tone, gelled perfectly with the screwball proceedings.Why ‘Arrested Development’s’ Fourth Season Is a Bust: Contracts and More|Marlow Stern|May 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Their screwball-style repartee—intellectual rather than romantic—reveals not a sexual chemistry, but a winning comedic one.‘Parenthood’: In Praise of Ray Romano’s Amazing Performance|Jace Lacob|October 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare, by G.K. Chesterton—A nightmare all right: lurid, screwball, and grotesque.
An unpredictable, erratic screwball but one of the finest rocket riders who ever flashed through the void.Larson's Luck|Gerald Vance
"This is what I got out of checking all the screwball factories I could reach personal and by mail," Clocker said.At the Post|Horace Leonard Gold
Whatever came up—a screwball flying saucer or a berserk psycho waving a gun.Twelve Times Zero|Howard Carleton Browne