The Front Page 1974

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The Front Page ★★½ 1974 (PG)

A remake of the HechtMacArthur play about the managing editor of a 1920s Chicago newspaper who finds out his ace reporter wants to quit the business and get married. But first an escaped convicted killer offers the reporter an exclusive interview. 105m/C VHS, DVD . Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Carol Burnett, Austin Pendleton, Vincent Gardenia, Charles Durning, Susan Sarandon; D: Billy Wilder; W: I.A.L. Diamond, Billy Wilder; C: Jordan Cronenweth; M: Billy May.