His girl friday is a 1940 american screwball comedy film directed by howard hawks, from an adaptation by charles lederer, ben hecht and charles macarthur.
The geographical riddle at the heart of “his girl friday” involves more than bragging rights to a great movie it's a matter of civic ownership and. Continuity editing the illusion of temporal and spatial continuity “invisible editing” 1 his girl friday (hawks, 1940) 18 2 19 3 20.
In this dialogue scene from 'his girl friday' (1940), howard hawks demonstrates the principles of classical continuity editing and shot/reverse shot to maintain.
In this restaurant scene from 'his girl friday' (1940), howard hawks demonstrates classical continuity editing by setting up this restaurant scene in wide shot.
This is an example of a match on action, a powerful tool for continuity editing.