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Rogers Center for the Arts

“His Girl Friday”

6:30pm EST February 4, 2015

Rogers Center for the Arts

Classic Film

Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell

Directed by Howard Hawks, Not Rated, 92 minutes, 1940


This fast-paced screwball comedy depicts a battle of the sexes against the backdrop of big city political corruption. An ensemble cast delivers speedy dialogue coupled with an equally quick-moving plot about a group of newspaper reporters covering the impending execution of a well-known anarchist. Issues of gender politics emerge as a reporter is caught between pursuing her career alongside her ex-husband and fellow reporter, and a potential marriage to a boorish fiancé.


6:30 p.m. Commentary by Jake Turner
7:00 p.m. Screening


Last modified on Jul. 17th, 2014 at 10:48am by Kimberly Taverna.