His Girl Friday is a 1940 American screwball comedy film directed by Howard Hawks, from an adaptation by Charles Lederer, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur of the play The Front Page by Hecht and MacArthur. This was the second time the play had been adapted for the screen, the first occasion being the 1931 film also called The Front Page. The major change in this version, introduced by Hawks, is that the role of Hildy Johnson is a woman. Wikipedia
His Girl Friday is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, Films based on plays, United States National Film Registry films, Films about journalists, Films directed by Howard Hawks, Columbia Pictures films, 1940 films, 1940s romantic comedy films and Comedy of remarriage films.
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