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His Girl Friday (1940)

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: January 18th, 1940 (Limited)
Video Release: January 19th, 1999 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 92 minutes
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Source:Based on Play
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Columbia Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast

   Walter Burns
   Hildy Johnson

Supporting Cast

Ralph Bellamy    Bruce Baldwin
Gene Lockhart    Sheriff Hartwell
Helen Mack    Mollie Malloy
Porter Hall    Murphy
Ernest Truex    Roy Bensinger
Cliff Edwards    Endicott
Clarence Kolb    Mayor
Roscoe Karns    McCue

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Production and Technical Credits

Charles Lederer    Screenwriter
Ben Hecht    Based on the play 'The Front Page' by
Charles MacArthur    Based on the play 'The Front Page' by
Howard Hawks    Producer
Gene Havlick    Editor
Sidney Cutner    Composer
Felix Mills    Composer
Joseph Walker    Director of Photographer

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His Girl Friday

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