The Front Page (1974)

Front Page
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating PG
Runtime 1hr 45mins.
Genres Adaptation, Comedy, Remake
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Billy Wilder Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
I A L Diamond Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Ben Hecht Play as Source Material ("The Front Page") 120972 4000003
Charles MacArthur Play as Source Material ("The Front Page") 120972 4000004
Jennings Lang Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Paul Monash Producer n/a 3 3000001
Barbara Davis Actor n/a 1 1000024
Leonard Breman Actor n/a 1 1000025
Billy Wilder Director n/a 2 2000001
Cary Loftin Director 2nd unit director 2 2000002
Howard G Kazanjian Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
David Menteer Assistant Director n/a 163 5000002
Burton Miller Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Robert Martin Sound n/a 120816 14000001
George S Kaufman Production original Broadway production staging 120824 25000001
Jed Harris Production original Broadway production producer 120824 25000002
Henry Bumstead Art Director art direction 183 9000002
James W Payne Set Decorator n/a 165 9000001
Jordan Cronenweth Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Ralph E Winters Editor n/a 172 7000001
Billy May Music Supervisor n/a 120872 8000001
Biff Elliott Actor n/a 1 1000023
Allen Jenkins Actor n/a 1 1000022
Allen Garfield Actor Kruger 1 1000007
Austin Pendleton Actor Earl Williams 1 1000008
Charles Durning Actor Murphy 1 1000009
Herb Edelman Actor Schwartz 1 1000010
David Wayne Actor Bensinger 1 1000006
Vincent Gardenia Actor Sheriff 1 1000005
Walter Matthau Actor Walter Burns 1 1000002
Carol Burnett Actor Mollie Malloy 1 1000003
Susan Sarandon Actor Peggy Grant 1 1000004
Martin Gabel Actor Dr Eggelhofer 1 1000011
Harold Gould Actor Mayor 1 1000012
Paul Benedict Actor Plunkett 1 1000018
Doro Merande Actor Jennie 1 1000019
Noam Pitlik Actor Wilson 1 1000020
Joshua Shelley Actor n/a 1 1000021
Lou Frizzell Actor Endicott 1 1000017
Jon Korkes Actor Keppler 1 1000016
John Furlong Actor City Editor Duffy 1 1000013
Cliff Osmond Actor Jacobi 1 1000014
Dick O'Neill Actor McHugh 1 1000015
Jack Lemmon Actor Hildy Johnson 1 1000001
Synopsis
The ruthless managing editor of a Chicago newspaper angrily learns his ace reporter plans to leave the paper to get married. While he trains a replacement, all hell breaks loose and a convicted killer escapes from right under the nose of a bumbling sheriff.