Francis Covers the Big Town

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Francis Covers the Big Town ★★½ 1953

The fourth in the series finds Peter Stirling (O'Connor) trying to become an ace reporter with a New York newspaper. Thanks to Francis he gets some big scoops but then runs afoul of the mob and is accused of murder. And it's up to his smarter pal to come to the rescue. 86m/B VHS, DVD . Donald O'Connor, Yvette Dugay, Gene Lockhart, Nancy Guild, Larry Gates, Gale Gordon; D: Arthur Lubin; W: Oscar Brodney; C: Carl Guthrie; M: Joseph Gershenson; V: Chill Wills.