Five Star Final Poster

Release Date: December 29th, 2002

DVD Release Date: June 22nd, 2010

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary
To increase newsstand sales, "New York Evening Gazette" managing editor Joseph Randall (Edward G. Robinson) is pushed to revive a 20-year-old murder case involving Nancy Voorhees (Frances Starr), who shot the father of her child for his infidelity. Nancy is now married and happily planning the marriage of her daughter, Jenny (Marian Marsh). Randall sends unscrupulous reporter T. Vernon Isopod (Boris Karloff) inside to get the scoop, but publishing the story has disastrous consequences.

Cast: Edward G. Robinson, H.B. Warner, Marian Marsh, Anthony Bushell, George E. Stone, Frances Starr, Ona Munson, Boris Karloff

Director: Mervyn LeRoy

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: First National Pictures

Keywords: Dark, New York City, Love interest, Love, Fall, Melodramatic, Deception, Family, 1930s


Nominated Outstanding Production