The Hollywood Romantic Comedy

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From the book by Leger Grindon (2011). The filmography is arranged by a chronological progression of themes:

Transition to Sound (1930-1933)
Screwball (1934-1942)
World war II and the Homefront (1942-1946)
Post-War: Melancholy and Reconciliation (1947-1953)
The Comedies of Seduction: The Playboy, the Gold Digger, and the Virgin (1953-1966)
The transition through the counter-culture (1967-1976)
Nervous Romance (1977-1987)
Reaffirmation of Romance (1986-1996)
Grotesque and Ambivalent (1997-present)

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    The Love Parade

    1929, in 5 top lists Check
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    Laughter

    1930, in 1 top list Check
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    Private Lives

    1931, in 0 top lists Check
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    Platinum Blonde

    1931, in 1 top list Check
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    Trouble in Paradise

    1932, in 18 top lists Check
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    She Done Him Wrong

    1933, in 7 top lists Check
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    Design for Living

    1933, in 3 top lists Check
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    I'm No Angel

    1933, in 2 top lists Check
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    Twentieth Century

    1934, in 7 top lists Check
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    It Happened One Night

    1934, in 26 top lists Check
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    The Thin Man

    1934, in 12 top lists Check
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    My Man Godfrey

    1936, in 12 top lists Check
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    Libeled Lady

    1936, in 2 top lists Check
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    Theodora Goes Wild

    1936, in 0 top lists Check
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    The Awful Truth

    1937, in 14 top lists Check
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    Easy Living

    1937, in 3 top lists Check
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    Nothing Sacred

    1937, in 4 top lists Check
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    Holiday

    1938 — a.k.a. Free to Live, in 5 top lists Check
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    Bringing Up Baby

    1938, in 21 top lists Check
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    You Can't Take It with You

    1938, in 5 top lists Check
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    Pygmalion

    1938, in 7 top lists Check
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    Ninotchka

    1939, in 17 top lists Check
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    Midnight

    1939, in 6 top lists Check
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    His Girl Friday

    1940, in 19 top lists Check
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    The Philadelphia Story

    1940, in 19 top lists Check
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    The Shop Around the Corner

    1940, in 12 top lists Check
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    My Favorite Wife

    1940, in 1 top list Check
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    Ball of Fire

    1941 — a.k.a. The Professor and the Burlesque Queen, in 5 top lists Check
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    The Lady Eve

    1941, in 18 top lists Check
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    Mr. & Mrs. Smith

    1941, in 0 top lists Check
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    Woman of the Year

    1942, in 7 top lists Check
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    The Palm Beach Story

    1942, in 13 top lists Check
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    I Married a Witch

    1942, in 3 top lists Check
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    To Be or Not to Be

    1942, in 21 top lists Check
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    The Talk of the Town

    1942, in 2 top lists Check
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    The Major and the Minor

    1942, in 1 top list Check
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    Once Upon a Honeymoon

    1942, in 0 top lists Check
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    The More the Merrier

    1943, in 5 top lists Check
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    Heaven Can Wait

    1943, in 4 top lists Check
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    No Time for Love

    1943, in 0 top lists Check
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    The Miracle of Morgan's Creek

    1944, in 8 top lists Check
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    Lady in the Dark

    1944, in 0 top lists Check
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    She Wouldn't Say Yes

    1945, in 0 top lists Check
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    Christmas in Connecticut

    1945 — a.k.a. Indiscretion, in 0 top lists Check
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    Cluny Brown

    1946, in 2 top lists Check
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    The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

    1947, in 7 top lists Check
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    Unfaithfully Yours

    1948, in 5 top lists Check
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    A Foreign Affair

    1948, in 1 top list Check
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    I Was a Male War Bride

    1949 — a.k.a. You Can't Sleep Here, in 3 top lists Check
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    Adam's Rib

    1949, in 7 top lists Check
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