February 19, 2011

His Girl Friday

Someone who was old enough to know better told me that he would never watch a black & white movie. Here's one of the funniest, His Girl Friday, a movie remade by Hollywood about 4 times.

This version by Howard Hawks may be the best, with very snappy dialogue delivered by Carey Grant and Rosalind Russell. It's no longer in copyright, so you can grab a DVD version from the Internet Archive. The best copy is on YouTube with embedding disabled, but you can sample this:

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