Barbra Streisand in "What's Up, Doc?"
Barbra Streisand in "What's Up, Doc?"

Comedy Classics! week concludes at Trailers from Hell with screenwriter Larry Karaszewski introducing Peter Bogdanovich's "What's Up, Doc?," one of the biggest comedy hits of the early '70s.

Following up on his dramatic breakthrough with The Last Picture show, movie scholar turned director Peter Bogdanovich evokes '30s screwball comedies and classic Looney Tunes in this self-consciously wacky homage to Bringing Up Baby. As befits the brief post Easy Rider era when directors were as famous as stars, this is an unusually auteur-centered trailer.