HIS GIRL FRIDAY
1940, Sony Repertory, 92 min, Dir: Howard Hawks

This frenzied remake of Hecht and MacArthur’s THE FRONT PAGE switches ace newsman Hildy Johnson to a woman (Rosalind Russell at her peak), while Cary Grant does a complete 180 from BRINGING UP BABY as cynical editor Walter Burns. The unparalleled cast includes Ralph Bellamy, Gene Lockhart, Porter Hall, Ernest Truex, Roscoe Karns, Cliff Edwards, John Qualen, Billy Gilbert and tons more. Featuring some of the most rapid-fire dialogue ever, by screenwriters Charles Lederer, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur.


MAN'S FAVORITE SPORT?
1964, Universal, 120 min, Dir: Howard Hawks

This later-era Howard Hawks classic stars Rock Hudson and Paula Prentiss as Roger and Abby, two headstrong overachievers wrangled into the ultimate battle of the sexes when Roger, the leading expert on sports fishing, is entered in a local fishing contest. The problem? Roger's never fished in his life. Delightful mayhem ensues as Roger and Abby unskillfully deal with the great outdoors.


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