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His Girl Friday (1940)  link to His Girl Friday on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 2806

poster His Girl Friday

IMDb Rating:
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7.9/10 (52398 votes)

Country: USA, 92 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, French

Genre(s): Drama, Comedy, Romance

Director(s): Howard Hawks

Video Codec: Unknown

Having been away for four months, Hildy Johnson walks into the offices of the New York City based The Morning Post, where she is a star reporter, to tell her boss, editor Walter Burns, that she is quitting. The reason for her absence was among other things to get a Reno divorce, from, of all people, Walter, who admits he was a bad husband. Hildy divorced Walter largely because she wanted more of a home life, whereas Walter saw her more as a driven hard-boiled reporter than subservient homemaker. Hildy has also come to tell Walter that she is taking the afternoon train to Albany, where she will be getting married tomorrow to staid straight-laced insurance agent, Bruce Baldwin, with whose mother they will live, at least for the first year. Walter doesn't want to lose Hildy, either as a reporter or a wife, and if he does, doesn't believe Bruce is worthy of her. Walter does whatever he can at least to delay Hildy and Bruce's trip, long enough to persuade Hildy to stay for good. His plan ...

Tagline: She learned about men from him!


photo Cary Grant Cary Grant Walter Burns
photo Rosalind Russell Rosalind Russell Hildy Johnson
photo Ralph Bellamy Ralph Bellamy Bruce Baldwin
photo Gene Lockhart Gene Lockhart Sheriff Hartwell
photo Porter Hall Porter Hall Murphy

Medium: Unknown,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 4:3