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1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
When hard-charging New York newspaper editor Walter Burns (Cary Grant) discovers that his ex-wife, investigative reporter Hildy Johnson (Rosalind Russell), has gotten engaged to milquetoast insurance agent Bruce Baldwin (Ralph Bellamy), he unsuccessfully tries to lure her away from tame domestic life with a story about the impending execution of convicted murderer Earl Williams. But when Hildy discovers Williams may be innocent, her reporter instincts take over.

Cast: Cary Grant , Rosalind Russell , Ralph Bellamy , Gene Lockhart , Helen Mack , Ernest Truex , Clarence Kolb , Porter Hall

Director: Howard Hawks

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

His Girl Friday (1940)

Release Date: January 11th, 1940|1 hr. 32 min.

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  • July 22, 2008 Welcome, Kathy
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    This is one of the best comedies ever made. The dialog is quick, witty and clever. The interaction between Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell is hysterical. Loved it!!

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