His Girl Friday

Release Date: January 18th, 1940

DVD Release Date: November 21st, 2000

Not Yet Rated |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

Production Co: Columbia Pictures

Keywords: Love, Pursuit, Prison, Marriage, Office, New York City, 1940s, Love triangle, Amusing