Actresses of the 1930s and 40s – like Rosalind Russell, Katharine Hepburn, and Myrna Loy – are remembered for roles and performances that were smart and sassy. Maria DiBattista, a professor of English and film studies at Princeton University, recalls the lively and sharp dialogue of the "screwball comedy" era in her new book.

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