His Girl Friday

1940, Public Domain, NR, Classics

Director:Howard Hawks

Actors:Cary Grant, Ralph Bellamy, Gene Lockhart, Clarence Kolb, Rosalind Russell

Plot:This classic follows Hildy, an ace reporter who is about to foresake journalism for marriage to cloddish Bruce Baldwin, and Walter Burns, Hildy's editor and ex-husband, who feigns happiness about her impending marriage as a ploy to win her back. The ace up Walter's sleeve is a late-breaking news story that Hildy can't pass up.

Scene #1  Couple discuss recent divorce and feelings  (SV01791)

Hildy comes by the newspaper where her ex-husband works (and she previously did) - the first time they've seen each since the divorce four months earlier. Walter expresses his regret that Hildy left him, with Hildy giddy that she did.

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Couple discuss recent divorce and feelings (SV01791)

Movie: His Girl Friday
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1 Couple discuss recent divorce and feelings
Themes: Divorce, Feelings, Marriage, Quarreling, Regrets
2 Man begins sabotage of ex-wife's engagement
Themes: Love, Manipulation, Marriage, Regrets, Romance
3 Character uses actor's real name in scene
Themes: Being Yourself, Enjoying Life, Honesty, Truth
4 Mayor promises anything to get his way
Themes: Abuse of Power, Bullying, Compromise, Deception, Lying, Manipulation, Promises
5 Reporters exaggerate criminal's capture
Themes: Exaggeration, Greed, Integrity, Lying, Work Ethic