• The Front Page (1931)

The Front Page

Release Date: 1931

DVD Release Date: May 8th, 2001

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary

Adapted from the 1928 stage play, this comedy follows Hildy Johnson (Pat O'Brien), an investigative reporter looking for a bigger paycheck. When an accused murderer (George E. Stone) escapes from custody, Hildy sees an opportunity for the story of a lifetime. But when he finds the criminal, he learns that the man may not be guilty. With the help of his editor (Adolphe Menjou), Hildy attempts to hide the convict, uncover the conspiracy and write the scoop of his career.

Cast: Adolphe Menjou, Pat O'Brien, Mary Brian, Edward Everett Horton, Walter Catlett, Mae Clarke, George E. Stone

Director: Lewis Milestone

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: The Caddo Company

Keywords: Witty , 1930s , Murder , Amusing , Prison , Pursuit , New York City


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