His Girl Friday (1940)

A Better Offer

Walter (Cary Grant) and Hildy (Rosalind Russell) reunite several months after their divorce.

Directed by Howard Hawks.

Released in 1940 by Public Domain.

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  • character-type: Ex-wife
  • character-type: Journalist
  • character-type: Ex-husband
  • action: Smoke
  • action: Yell
  • action: Argue
  • editors-choice: Insults / Comebacks
  • editors-choice: On-Screen Couples
  • editors-choice: Male Performances
  • editors-choice: Female Performances
  • primary-genre: Comedy
  • primary-genre: Classics
  • secondary-genre: Classics
  • secondary-genre: Screwball Comedies
  • secondary-genre: Classic Comedies
  • mood: Romantic
  • mood: Witty
  • mood: Angry
  • primary-occasion: Professional Events
  • primary-occasion: Other
  • secondary-occasion: Divorce
  • secondary-occasion: Fed Up With the Boss
  • prop: Purse
  • prop: Cigarette
  • setting: Office
  • theme: Regret
  • theme: Heartbreak
  • theme: Teamwork
  • actor: Rosalind Russell
  • actor: Cary Grant
  • director: Howard Hawks
  • producer: Howard Hawks
  • composer: Felix Mills
  • composer: Sidney Cutner
  • editor: Gene Havlick
  • costume-designer: Robert Kalloch
  • role-name: Hildegaard 'Hildy' Johnson
  • role-name: Walter Burns
  • screenwriter: Charles Lederer
  • screenwriter: Charles MacArthur
  • screenwriter: Ben Hecht
  • year: 1940
  • studio: Public Domain