The Front Page (1931)

Newspaper reporter, Hildy Johnson is engaged and planning to move to New York for a higher-paying job. While waiting to cover the hanging of Earl Williams, the prisoner escapes, so Hildy seizes the opportunity by using his $260 honeymoon money to payoff an insider and get the scoop on the escape. However, Hildy then stumbles upon the bewildered escapee and hides him in a roll-top desk in the press room.

Directing:
  • Lewis Milestone

Writing:
  • Ben Hecht
  • Charles MacArthur
  • Bartlett Cormack

Stars:
Release Date: 1931-04-04
TMDb: 6.8/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English | Español
  • Runtime: 101
Pat O'Brien
Pat O'Brien
Hildy Johnson
George E. Stone
George E. Sto...
Earl Williams
Adolphe Menjou
Adolphe Menjo...
Walter Burns
Mary Brian
Mary Brian
Peggy Grant
Edward Everett Horton
Edward Everet...
Bensinger
Walter Catlett
Walter Catlet...
Murphy
Mae Clarke
Mae Clarke
Molly
Slim Summerville
Slim Summervi...
Pincus
Matt Moore
Matt Moore
Kruger
Frank McHugh
Frank McHugh
McCue
Pat O’Brien
Pat O’Brien
Hildy Johnson
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