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The Front Page

Directed by Lewis Milestone
1931    1h 41m    Approved
Comedy, Crime, Drama,
Hildy Johnson is 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.
Cast of The Front Page
  • Pat O’BrienHildy Johnson
  • Adolphe MenjouWalter Burns
  • Mary BrianPeggy Grant
  • Edward Everett HortonBensinger
  • Walter CatlettMurphy
  • George E. StoneEarl Williams
  • Mae ClarkeMolly
  • Slim SummervillePincus
  • Matt MooreKruger
  • Frank McHughMcCue
  • Clarence WilsonSheriff Hartman
  • Fred HowardSchwartz
  • Phil TeadWilson
  • Eugene StrongEndicott
  • Spencer ChartersWoodenshoes
  • Maurice BlackDiamond Louie
  • Effie EllslerMrs. Grant
  • Dorothea WolbertJenny
  • James GordonThe Mayor
  • Herman J. Mankiewicz(Undetermined Secondary Role)
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