Mar 3: Capitol Theatre’s Classic Cinema Series – His Girl Friday
March 3, 2020 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Note: Two screening times for His Girl Friday, 2 pm and 7 pm.
The Capitol Theatre’s Classic Cinema Series returns with a great, vintage film from Hollywood’s Golden Age, His Girl Friday.
About the Movie
When hard-charging New York newspaper editor Walter Burns (Cary Grant) discovers that his ex-wife, investigative reporter Hildy Johnson (Rosalind Russell), has gotten engaged to milquetoast insurance agent Bruce Baldwin (Ralph Bellamy), he unsuccessfully tries to lure her away from tame domestic life with a story about the impending execution of convicted murderer Earl Williams. But when Hildy discovers Williams may be innocent, her reporter instincts take over.
PG ‧ 1940 ‧ Comedy/Drama/Romance ‧ 1h 32m
Director: Howard Hawks
Writer: Charles Lederer, Ben Hecht
Stars: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy
“A fast talking screwball delight that remains the finest example of its genre.”Colin Kennedy – Empire Magizine
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