1940s classic film set in chaotic newsroom

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“His Girl Friday” will be the next film shown by Silver Screen Classic Movie Series. The 1940 movie features Rosalind Russell’s character who is done with the news biz and ex-hubby Cary Grant and his chaotic newsroom. Will Grant’s schemes lure her back? She’s a pro at exposing shady politicians, scooping the competition and interrupting everyone.

This movie is shown at noon, 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 5 in the Beecher Room of the Auburn Library, 350 Nevada St. in Auburn. Presented by the Library, the movie is free. For information, call 530-878-7938 or visit

The next movie will be, “Beau Geste,”  on Feb. 2.