Bringing up Baby. 1938. USA. Directed by Howard Hawks. Gift of Twentieth Century-Fox. Preserved with funding from The Celeste Bartos Film Preservation Fund

Awards season is in full swing. While Hollywood gathers to recognize the best and brightest films of the past year, we’re celebrating the rich history of film preserved in our collection. Museum staff have combed our online collection to share their favorite cinematic gems, from well-known classics to rare finds. Liven up your watchlist with our nominations for the collection’s best scene-stealers, auteurs, and craftswomen.

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