Overview

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

    Director

  2. Ben Hecht

    Screenplay

  3. Charles Lederer

    Screenplay

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

    Gene Lockhart

    Sheriff Hartwell

  5. Helen Mack

    Helen Mack

    Mollie Malloy

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Status Released

Release Information

  • January 11, 1940
    Premiere

    Meaning

  • January 18, 1940
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 32m

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