This webpage has an interesting list with some contemporary examples, including comments on how some of the twist or "subvert" the trope. Also lists for TV, literature and other media.
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From: Film and TV Studies Discussion List [[log in to unmask]] on behalf of Sandy Camargo [[log in to unmask]]
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Subject: Re: [SCREEN-L] meets cute
There's the one in Swingtime, between Astaire and Rogers. The meeting on
the golf course between Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant is another great
On Wednesday, August 8, 2012, Ross, Prof. Sara A. wrote:
> What are some of your favorite meet cutes?
> I want to show a bunch of them to my fall rom com class, and I don't want
> to miss any especially choice ones.
> Thanks for any suggestions that you may have!
> Sara Ross, PhD, 'Sally'
> Associate Professor
> Department of Communication and Media Studies
> Sacred Heart University
> Online resources for film/TV studies may be found at ScreenSite
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