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The Front

PG| 1 hr. 33 min.

Plot Summary
In the 1950s, restaurant cashier Howard Prince (Woody Allen) is apathetic toward the politics around him. When a blacklisted screenwriter (Michael Murphy) asks Howard to sell a script under his own name, Howard sees an opportunity to make a profit and becomes a "front" for several blacklisted writers. But after he witnesses the social destruction of a comedian (Zero Mostel), Howard sees the corruption of McCarthyism and decides to do something to make a difference.

Cast: Woody Allen , Zero Mostel , Herschel Bernardi , Michael Murphy , Andrea Marcovicci , Remak Ramsay , Marvin Lichterman , Lloyd Gough

Director: Martin Ritt

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

The Front (1976)

Release Date: September 17th, 1976|1 hr. 33 min.

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