Hildy, the journalist former wife of newspaper editor Walter Burns, visits his office to inform him that she's engaged and will be getting remarried the next day. Walter can't let that happen and frames the fiancé, Bruce Baldwin, for one thing after another, to keep him temporarily held in prison, while trying to steer Hildy into returning to her old job as his employee.

  1. Howard Hawks


  2. Ben Hecht


  3. Charles Lederer


Top Billed Cast

  1. Cary Grant

    Cary Grant

    Walter Burns

  2. Rosalind Russell

    Rosalind Russell

    Hildy Johnson

  3. Ralph Bellamy

    Ralph Bellamy

    Bruce Baldwin

  4. Gene Lockhart

    Sheriff Hartwell

  5. Helen Mack

    Helen Mack

    Mollie Malloy

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Status Released

Release Information

  • January 11, 1940


  • January 18, 1940


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 32m

Budget -

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