The Front Page 1931

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The Front Page ★★★½ 1931

The original screen version of the HechtMacArthur play about the shenanigans of a battling newspaper reporter and his editor in Chicago. O'Brien's film debut here is one of several hilarious performances in this breathless pursuit of an exclusive with an escaped death row inmate. 101m/B VHS, DVD . Adolphe Menjou, Pat O'Brien, Edward Ever ett Horton, Mae Clarke, Walter Catlett; D: Lewis Milestone; C: Hal Mohr.