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I don't think plot as a plot means much today. I'd say that everybody has seen every plot twenty times. What they haven't seen is characters and their relation to one another. I don't worry much about plot anymore.
Hawks had said in interviews that he was supposed to direct the now-beloved Casablanca
(1942) and Michael Curtiz
was meant to direct Sergeant York
(1941). However, the two directors had lunch together and Curtiz complained that he knew nothing about the "hill people", while Hawks was struggling to make this "musical comedy", so they switched films. Hawks said that he always considered "Casablanca...
His female characters are frequently "just one of the guys," coining the term "Hawksian Women."
Wife No. 2, "Nancy" Gross, went by nickname, "Slim"