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His Girl Friday

1940-01-18 | Comedy / Drama
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Hildy, the journalist former wife of newspaper editor Walter Burns, visits his office to inform him that she's engaged and will be getting remarried the next day. Walter can't let that happen and frames the fiancé, Bruce Baldwin, for one thing after another, to keep him temporarily held in prison, while trying to steer Hildy into returning to her old job as his employee.
Director: Howard Hawks
Stars: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell

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On June 21, 2021, there were 5243 public reaction to His Girl Friday including more rewarding, female lead cast, build a scene, whodunit, sharp writing.
Hildy, the journalist former wife of newspaper editor Walter Burns, visits his office to inform him that she's engaged and will be getting remarried the next day. Walter can't let that happen and frames the fiancé, Bruce Baldwin, for one thing after another, to keep him temporarily held in prison, while trying to steer Hildy into returning to her old job as his employee..
The runtime of His Girl Friday is 92 minutes.
The casts of His Girl Friday are Cary Grant starring as Walter Burns, Rosalind Russell starring as Hildy Johnson, Ralph Bellamy starring as Bruce Baldwin, Gene Lockhart starring as Sheriff Hartwell, Helen Mack starring as Mollie Malloy, Porter Hall starring as Murphy.
The genre of His Girl Friday is Comedy,Drama,Romance.
On June 21, 2021, the IMDB rating of His Girl Friday is 7.9/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 98/100, Metacritic rating is 0/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
His Girl Friday won 2017 Online Film & Television Association, 1993 National Film Preservation Board, USA.
The release date of His Girl Friday is January 18, 1940.
The certification of His Girl Friday is NR.