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a female assistant who has a range of duties

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His Girl Friday is the 1940 classic battle-of-the-sexes, re-marriage-as-screwball comedy starring Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell and Ralph Bellamy involving a newspaper editor, his ex-wife star reporter, her new fiance (along with his mother), and an escaped criminal hiding out in a roll-top desk in the newspaper's bull-pen.
She even finds her perfect job assisting author Robert McClore, who describes her as his Girl Friday.
FANS of Jane Green are in for a treat as she has released two books this month - Girl Friday in hardback and 2008's The Beach House in paperback.
Girl Friday is a very outmoded description of a personal assistant who was a "clerk of all works".
How nice," I said, thinking it sounded charming like Girl Friday, free and wild.
TWO decades before the cast of Lost were stuck on their desert island, or Taransay in the Hebrides was used for reality show Castaway 2000, Lucy Irvine became the original Girl Friday.
This eccentric sailor ran into all sorts of trouble as he tried to set sail with his Girl Friday in Upton-upon-Severn, Worcestershire.
Contemplate those rumors about Grant and Randolph Scott while watching perfect comedies like Holiday and His Girl Friday.
Movies like It Happened One Night and His Girl Friday put forward sanitized scenarios of adultery and eventual remarriage that renegotiated both marriage and romance.
For his next exhibit, he holds up a pair of frame enlargements from Howard Hawks's His Girl Friday.
Mum Lucy, who spent a year on a paradise island 17 years ago as Gerald Kingsland's Girl Friday, last night claimed he had been unfairly treated.
But the Soldier Soldier star made sure he took along a gorgeous Girl Friday - wife Vanya - for a 10-day luxury break in Mauritius.
AFTER more than 20 years in Lambourn, initially as secretary and Girl Friday to Peter Walwyn, and then in a similar role with Oliver Sherwood, Lucy McDiarmid has been headhunted to the upper echelons of polo.
It is, after all, a story of an artist struggling for recognition within the cultural establishment--a photographer, played by Sheila McCarthy, working as girl Friday for a cold-hearted gallery owner.
As is well known- Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's 1928 play The Front Page was first made into a film by Lewis Milestone in 1931 and then by Howard Hawks as His Girl Friday in 1939.