His Girl Friday

92mins1940Classic MoviesTVG


Classic Movies
Howard Hawks
Ralph BellamyRosalind RussellCary Grant
One of the greatest comedies of all time, HIS GIRL FRIDAY stars Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell and Ralph Bellamy. Adapted from the stage play by Ben Hecht and directed by Howard Hawks, this screwball classic focuses on ace newspaper reporter Hildy Johnson (Russell) and her charismatic ex-husband and editor, Walter Burns (Grant). When Hildy decides to quit the biz and marry a well-meaning suburban schlub (Bellamy), Walter must stop the nuptials and keep her on the job?with his particular brand of scheming, confusion and hilarious hijinks?at all costs.
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A powerful, emotional and relevant reminder of the heartbreaking toll war takes on the innocent, this award-winning documentary tells the story of the Japanese invasion of Nanking, China, in the early days of World War II. As part of a campaign to conquer all of China, the Japanese subjected Nanking?which was then China's capital?to months of aerial bombardment, and when the city fell, the Japanese army unleashed murder and rape on a horrifying scale. In the midst of the rampage, a small group of Westerners banded together to establish a Safety Zone where over 200,000 Chinese found refuge. Unarmed, these missionaries, university professors, doctors and businessmen?including a Nazi named John Rabe?bore witness to the events, while risking their own lives to protect civilians from slaughter. The story is told through deeply moving interviews with Chinese survivors, chilling archival footage and photos, testimonies of former Japanese soldiers?and a staged reading of the Westerners' letters and diaries by Woody Harrelson, Mariel Hemingway, Jurgen Prochnow and others. NANKING is a testament to the courage and conviction of individuals who were determined to act in the face of evil and a powerful tribute to the resilience of the Chinese people?a gripping account of light in the darkest of times. This version of the film features descriptive narration for the blind and visually impaired, created by the Narrative Television Network.
Nanking - Narrated