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His Girl Friday

Lists: Film Quest 2014 - The Challenge, Comedy

Brief Synopsis: "Hildy Johnson has divorced Walter Burns and visits his office to tell him that she is engaged to another man and that they are going to get married the day after. Walter Burns can't let that happen and frames the other man, Bruce Baldwin, for a lot of stuff getting him into trouble all the time, while he tries to steer Hildy back into her old job as his employee (editor of his newspaper)."

Overall Ranking: 194 (Rank from 1940: # 3)


Rating:
88
Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)
92

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 66.67%
Regular 33.33%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%




 


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
David Baruffi97(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest87Comedy: 5
Sex Appeal: 0
Scary: 3
Rewatch: 6
Jay of Life Vs Film80(full review)



People Involved

  • Cary Grant (Walter Burns)
  • Rosalind Russell (Hildegaard Hildy Johnson)
  • Ralph Bellamy (Bruce Baldwin)
  • Gene Lockhart (Sheriff Peter B.Pinky Hartwell)
  • Porter Hall (Reporter Murphy)
  • Cliff Edwards (Reporter Endicott)
  • Clarence Kolb (Fred, the mayor)
  • Roscoe Karns (Reporter McCue)
  • Frank Jenks (Reporter Wilson)
  • Regis Toomey (Reporter Sanders)
  • Abner Biberman (Louis Diamond Louie Palutso)
  • Frank Orth (Duffy, copy editor)
  • Helen Mack (Mollie Malloy)
  • John Qualen (Earl Williams)
  • Alma Kruger (Mrs. Baldwin, Bruces mother)
  • Billy Gilbert (Joe Pettibone)
  • Pat West (Warden Cooley)
  • Edwin Maxwell (Dr. Max J. Eggelhoffer)
  • Ernest Truex (Reporter Roy V. Bensinger)
  • Howard Hawks (Director)