Five of a Kind Poster

Release Date: 1938

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 23 min

Plot Summary
Pursuing a story, reporter Chris Nelson (Cesar Romero) reaches a source before competitor Duke Lester (Slim Summerville), then tries to scoop him. Unaware that it's a fabricated the story, she calls it in to her paper, and is subsequently fired when it runs and a lawsuit results. Inspired by a newsreel on the Canadian Wyatt Quintuplets (Jean Hersholt), Chris proposes a radio program to another paper to rival Duke's. The show succeeds, and Duke races Chris to Canada to get the story first.

Cast: Jean Hersholt, Claire Trevor, Cesar Romero, Slim Summerville, Henry Wilcoxon, Inez Courtney, John Qualen, Jane Darwell

Director: Herbert I. Leeds

Genres: Comedy drama

Keywords: Pursuit, Rivalry, Doctor, Cheeky, 1930s, Best friend, Competition, New York City, Deception

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