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1314HIS GIRL FRIDAYHIS GIRL FRIDAY1940b & w93 min16mm (Directed by Howard Hawks; with Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy) One of the fastest and wittiest comedies ever made, the film is a brilliant adaptation of The Front Page. Cary Grant stars as Walter Burns, a newspaper editor whose top reporter, Hildy Johnson (Rosalind Russell), is leaving the paper to get married. Walter wants her to stay, in order to cover the impending execution of a convicted murderer, but Hildy refuses, leading to a continuing battle of wits between them.