The Front Page (1931)

imdb rating6.7Rotten Tomatoes rating93%Metacritic rating76%
Hildy Johnson is an investigative reporter is 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.

Director

Lewis Milestone

Cast

Pat O’Brien - Hildy Johnson
Adolphe Menjou - Walter Burns
Mary Brian - Peggy Grant
Edward Everett Horton - Bensinger
Walter Catlett - Murphy
George E. Stone - Earl Williams
Mae Clarke - Molly
Slim Summerville - Pincus
Matt Moore - Kruger
Frank McHugh - McCue
Clarence Wilson - Sheriff Hartman
Fred Howard - Schwartz
Phil Tead - Wilson
Eugene Strong - Endicott
Spencer Charters - Woodenshoes
Maurice Black - Diamond Louie
Effie Ellsler - Mrs. Grant
Dorothea Wolbert - Jenny
James Gordon - The Mayor
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