A delightful piece of utter absurdity and one of director Hawks' most inspired lampoons of the battle between the sexes. Hepburn and Grant are superb in this breathlessly funny screwball comedy with a plot that could have been hatched in a mental institution. She plays Susan Vance, an
eccentric heiress whose dog (Asta of the "Thin Man" series) steals a bone from absentminded paleontologist David Huxley (Grant), the last he needs to complete his reconstruction of a dinosaur. David follows Susan to her Connecticut farm in search of the relic and runs smack into the authorities,
the possible donor of $1 million to his museum, and a leopard named Baby who enjoys being ...