His Girl Friday (1940)

imdb rating7.9Rotten Tomatoes rating98%
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

Cast

Cary Grant - Walter Burns
Rosalind Russell - Hildy Johnson
Ralph Bellamy - Bruce Baldwin
Gene Lockhart - Sheriff Hartwell
Helen Mack - Mollie Malloy
Porter Hall - Murphy
Ernest Truex - Bensinger
Cliff Edwards - Endicott
Clarence Kolb - Mayor
Roscoe Karns - McCue
Frank Jenks - Wilson
Regis Toomey - Sanders
Abner Biberman - Louie
Frank Orth - Duffy
John Qualen - Earl Williams
Alma Kruger - Mrs. Baldwin
Billy Gilbert - Joe Pettibone
Pat West - Warden Cooley
Edwin Maxwell - Dr. Egelhoffer
Irving Bacon - Gus (uncredited)
Wade Boteler - Mike (uncredited)
Harry C. Bradley - Insurance Doctor (uncredited)
Wheaton Chambers - Elevator Passenger (uncredited)
Edmund Cobb - Cop (uncredited)
Ann Doran - Newspaper Office Worker (uncredited)
Ralph Dunn - Plainclothesman (uncredited)
Earl Dwire - Pete Davis (uncredited)
Pat Flaherty - Frank the Policeman (uncredited)
Jack Gardner - Elevator Passenger (uncredited)
Eddie Hart - Carl the Plainclothesman (uncredited)
Marion Martin - Evangeline (uncredited)
Frank McLure - Newsman (uncredited)
James Millican - Tim (uncredited)
Gene Morgan - Gene (uncredited)
Delmar Watson - Skinny (uncredited)
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