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Big News

Directed by Gregory La Cava
1929    75m
Steve Banks is a hard-drinking newspaper reporter. His wife Margaret, a reporter for a rival paper, threatens to divorce him if he doesn't quit the drinking that is compromising his career. Steve pursues a story about drug dealers even when his editor fires him. When the editor is murdered, Steve is accused of the killing. But Steve has an ace up his sleeve that may save him from the electric chair.
Cast of Big News
  • Robert ArmstrongSteve Banks
  • Carole LombardMargaret Banks
  • Louis PayneHensel
  • Wade BotelerO'Neill
  • Charles SellonJ.W. Addison
  • Sam HardyJoe Reno
  • Tom KennedyOfficer Ryan
  • Warner RichmondPhelps
  • Helen AinsworthVera
  • Herbert ClarkPells
  • Gertrude SuttonHelen
  • George 'Gabby' HayesHoffman
  • Vernon SteeleReporter
  • Clarence WilsonCoroner
  • Fred BehrleElevator Man
  • Colin ChaseBirn
  • Robert DudleyTelegraph Editor
  • Lew AyresCopyboy (uncredited)
  • James DonlanDeke
  • Lynton BrentReporter (uncredited)
  • Richard CramerHood (uncredited)
  • Harry SemelsReno Henchman (uncredited)

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