Video/Film , DVD in English

His girl Friday

Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screen play by Charles Lederer ; directed by Howard Hawks.
  • [New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2017]
  • Two-DVD special edition.
  • 2 videodiscs (92 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in..
  • DVD, NTSC, region 1; full screen (1.33:1 screen ratio); Dolby digital monaural.
Also known as
  • Howard Hawks' His girl Friday
Credits
  • Director of photography, Joseph Walker ; editor, Gene Havlick ; musical director, M.W. Stoloff.
Performers
  • Cast: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy, Gene Lockhart, Helen Mack, Porter Hall.
Subjects
Genre
  • Feature films.
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
  • Drama.
  • Feature films.
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Series
Summary
  • Hildy Johnson is an reporter who is matched in force only by her conniving-but-charismatic ex-editor and ex-husband, Walter Burns, who dangles the chance for her to scoop her fellow news writers with the story of an impending execution in order to keep her from hopping the train that's supposed to take her to Albany and a new life as a housewife.
Contents
  • [Disc 1.] His girl Friday
  • [Disc 2.] The front page.
Other information
  • Based on the play The front page, by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, as produced by Jed Harris.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1940.
  • Special features: New 4K restoration of Lewis Milestone's The Front Page (1931); New interview with film scholar David Bordwell; archival interviews with Howard Hawks; featurettes from 1999; radio adaptation from 1940; new piece about the restoration of The Front Page; new piece about playwright and screenwriter Ben Hecht; radio adaptations of the play The Front Page from 1937 and 1946; trailers; booklet.
  • Language: English dialogue with optional SDH English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Publisher's number
  • CC2705DDVD The Criterion Collection
ISBN
  • 9781681432335
  • 1681432331
Identifying numbers
  • UPC: 715515189613
  • OCLC: 964452284
  • OCLC: 964452284