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3,657 Ratings

His Girl Friday

Directed by Howard Hawks
United States, 1940
Comedy, Romance, Drama


Walter Burns is an irresistibly conniving newspaper publisher desperate to woo back his paper’s star reporter, who also happens to be his estranged wife. She’s threatening to quit and settle down with a new beau, but, as Walter knows, she has a weakness: she can’t resist a juicy scoop.

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His Girl Friday Directed by Howard Hawks

Awards & Festivals

Stockholm International Film Festival


National Film Preservation Board

1993 | Winner: National Film Registry

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