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His Girl Friday by Howard Hawks

His Girl Friday (edition 1940)

by Howard Hawks (Director)

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Title:His Girl Friday
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His Girl Friday [1940 film] by Howard Hawks (Director)



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MacArthur, Charles
  geohistnut | May 22, 2017 |
Odd (but true to era) juxtaposition of very capable female dominated by male protagonist.
Some absurdities in the plot; make that a lot of absurdities.
(Personally, I find Cary Grant irritating rather than attractive; he dithers too much.) ( )
  librisissimo | Dec 13, 2012 |
92 minutes - B&W / classic
  cljacobson | Jan 31, 2010 |
The stupendous Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur providing the words and Howard Hawks the beautiful direction. I crave movies like this and mostly only find them deep in the past. Cary Grant and Ros Russell are needle-sharp lovers, such perfection. In 40 years of watching this it has never looked creaky or bored me. You can barely believe the lightning between these two. ( )
  deirdread | Nov 9, 2007 |
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Hawks, HowardDirectorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lederer, CharlesScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Bellamy, RalphActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cary GrantActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hall, PorterActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lockhart, GeneActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mack, HelenActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Russell, RosalindActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed

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Grant & Hope: Comedy Collection by Turner Classic Movies

Cary Grant Collection: Charade / His Girl Friday by Stanley Donen

His Girl Friday [and] The Amazing Adventure (Double Feature Video) by Howard Hawks

Cary Grant: A Gentleman's Gentleman / His Girl Friday / Penny Serenade by Howard Hawks

The Cary Grant Box Set: Holiday/Only Angels Have Wings/ The Talk of the Town, His Girl Friday, The Awful Truth by Sony Pictures

His Girl Friday [and] My Dear Secretary (Double Feature Video) by Howard Hawks

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An unscrupulous newspaper editor uses every dirty trick in the book to keep his ace reporter/ex-wife from retiring and remarrying in this twist on The front page.

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