His Girl Friday 1940 Film | Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell

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About His Girl Friday

Alternative titles (from Letterboxd): Sensationen, Ayuno de amor, 小报妙冤家, Xanapantrevomai tin gynaika mou, Luna nueva, 星期五女郎, La dame du vendredi, Meidän vastaeronneitten kesken, Момиче за всичко, 그의 연인 프라이데이

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His Girl Friday plot from IMDb: "A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying."

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Cast and Characters:

Cary Grant as Walter Burns

Rosalind Russell as Hildy Johnson

Ralph Bellamy as Bruce Baldwin

Gene Lockhart as Sheriff Hartwell

Porter Hall as Murphy

Ernest Truex as Bensinger

Cliff Edwards as Endicott

Clarence Kolb as the Mayor

Roscoe Karns as McCue

Frank Jenks as Wilson

Regis Toomey as Sanders

Abner Biberman as Louie

Frank Orth as Duffy

John Qualen as Earl Williams

Helen Mack as Mollie Malloy

Alma Kruger as Mrs. Baldwin

Billy Gilbert as Joe Pettibone

Pat West as Warden Cooley

Edwin Maxwell as Dr. Eggelhoffer

Marion Martin as Evangeline (uncredited)

Directed by Howard Hawks

Screenplay by Charles Lederer, Ben Hecht (uncredited)

Based on The Front Page 1928 play by Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur

Produced by Howard Hawks

Cinematography: Joseph Walker

Edited by Gene Havlick

Color process: Black and white

Production company: Columbia Pictures

Distributed by Columbia Pictures

Release date: January 18, 1940

Running time: 92 minutes


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