His Girl Friday

References

Informational notes

  1. ^ According to Pauline Kael, all female reporters in newspaper films were based on Adela Rogers St. Johns.[2]
  2. ^ A "girl Friday" is an assistant who carries out a variety of chores. The name alludes to "Friday", Robinson Crusoe's native male dogsbody in Daniel Defoe's novel. According to Merriam-Webster's, the term was first used in 1940 (the year the film was released).[4]

Citations

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  2. ^ Haskell 1974, p. 134.
  3. ^ McCarthy 1997, p. 278.
  4. ^ "Girl Friday". Merriam-Webster. Retrieved August 17, 2017.
  5. ^ Phillips 2010, p. 308.
  6. ^ a b c d McCarthy 1997, p. 279.
  7. ^ Mast 1982, pp. 208-209.
  8. ^ Grindon 2011, p. 96.
  9. ^ Martin 1985, p. 95.
  10. ^ Grindon 2011, p. 97.
  11. ^ a b McCarthy 1997, p. 281.
  12. ^ McCarthy 1997, pp. 281-282.
  13. ^ a b Notes TCM
  14. ^ a b McCarthy 1997, p. 282.
  15. ^ a b c Miller, Frank. "His Girl Friday".
  16. ^ New York : Random House, 1977. ISBN 978-0-394-42134-6 OCLC 3017310
  17. ^ a b McCarthy 1997, p. 285.
  18. ^ a b McCarthy 1997, p. 283.
  19. ^ Hecht, Ben, & Charles MacArthur, The Front Page, 1928. Samuel French, Inc.
  20. ^ Bogdanovich 1997.
  21. ^ a b c McCarthy 1997, p. 284.
  22. ^ a b c McCarthy 1997, p. 286.
  23. ^ Fetherling 1977, p. 85.
  24. ^ Cohn, Herbert (January 12, 1940). "'His Girl Friday' Makes Gay Music Hall Comedy". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. p. 11. Retrieved 27 June 2018.
  25. ^ "At the Logan Wednesday". The Logan Daily News. January 22, 1940. Retrieved 27 June 2018.
  26. ^ a b Nugent, Frank S. (January 12, 1940). "THE SCREEN IN REVIEW; Frenzied's the Word for 'His Girl Friday,' a Distaff Edition of 'The Front Page,' at the Music Hall--'The Man Who Wouldn't Talk' Opens at the Palace". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  27. ^ "His Girl Friday". Variety. New York: Variety, Inc. January 10, 1940. p. 14.
  28. ^ "'His Girl Friday' with Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell and Ralph Bellamy". Harrison's Reports: 3. January 6, 1940.
  29. ^ "Reviews of the New Films". Film Daily: 5. January 5, 1940.
  30. ^ Mosher, John (January 13, 1940). "The Current Cinema". The New Yorker. New York: F-R Publishing Corp. p. 59.
  31. ^ Bordwell 1985, p. 188.
  32. ^ Grindon 2011, p. 105.
  33. ^ a b Danks 2016, pp. 35-38.
  34. ^ Haskell 1974, p. 126.
  35. ^ Haskell 1974, pp. 133-134.
  36. ^ Dibbern 2016, p. 230.
  37. ^ Neale 2016, p. 110; McElhaney 2006, pp. 31–45
  38. ^ Bordwell 1985, p. 158.
  39. ^ Grindon 2011, p. 103.
  40. ^ Mast 1982, p. 49.
  41. ^ Bordwell 1985, p. 159; Dibbern 2016, p. 230
  42. ^ Brookes 2016, p. 2.
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Further reading

  • Walters, James (2008). "Making Light of the Dark: Understanding the World of His Girl Friday". Journal of Film and Video. 60 (3/4): 90–102. JSTOR 20688604.

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