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His Girl Friday

His Girl Friday is a 1940 screwball comedy film which tells the story of a divorced couple of journalists who become involved in the escape of a convicted killer. It stars Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy[?] and Gene Lockhart[?].

The film is a remake of the 1931 film The Front Page and was adapted by Charles Lederer[?], Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur from their play by the same title. His Girl Friday was directed by Howard Hawks.

The film is consistently on the Internet Movie Database's list of top 250 films, was #19 on American Film Institute's 100 Years, 100 Laughs, and has been selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry.



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