The Front Page | 1931

Adaptation, Comedy
Adapted from the 1928 stage play, this comedy follows Hildy Johnson, an investigative reporter looking for a bigger paycheck. When an accused murderer escapes from custody, Hildy sees an opportunity for the story of a ...more

Cast

... Walter Burns

Actor

... Hildy Johnson

Actor

... Peggy

Actor

... Bensinger

Actor

... Murphy

Actor

... Earl Williams

Actor

... Molly

Actor

... Pincus

Actor

... Kruger

Actor

... McCue

Actor

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Actor

Company

Hughes Productions

Production Company

United Artists Films

Studio

Synopsis

Adapted from the 1928 stage play, this comedy follows Hildy Johnson, an investigative reporter looking for a bigger paycheck. When an accused murderer 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, Hildy attempts to hide the convict, uncover the conspiracy and write the scoop of his career.

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