The Best Romantic Comedies of the 1940s

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His Girl Friday 1940, 92 min.

Howard Hawks     Starring: Cary GrantRosalind RussellRalph Bellamy

Comedy    Media Satire    Romance

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Adam's Rib 1949, 101 min.

George Cukor     Starring: Spencer TracyKatharine HepburnJudy Holliday

Comedy    Romance    Romantic Comedy

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My Favorite Wife 1940, 88 min.

Garson Kanin     Starring: Cary GrantRandolph ScottIrene Dunne

Comedy    Farce    Romance

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Holiday Inn 1942, 100 min.

Mike Sandrich     Starring: Bing CrosbyFred AstaireMarjorie Reynolds

Comedy    Musical    Musical Comedy

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The Talk of the Town 1942, 118 min.

George Stevens     Starring: Cary GrantJean ArthurRonald Colman

Comedy    Comedy of Errors    Drama

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The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer 1947, 95 min.

Irving Reis     Starring: Cary GrantMyrna LoyShirley Temple

Comedy    Farce    Romance

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A Foreign Affair 1948, 116 min.

Billy Wilder     Starring: Jean ArthurMarlene DietrichJohn Lund

Comedy    Romance    Romantic Comedy

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