The Front Page

77
  • NR
  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1931
  • Running time: 101 min
Raucous, irreverent, and remarkably funny, THE FRONT PAGE is a landmark in cinema history; a brilliantly orchestrated, high-speed satire that set the standard for the countless screwball comedies that followed in its wake.
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Raucous, irreverent, and remarkably funny, THE FRONT PAGE is a landmark in cinema history; a brilliantly orchestrated, high-speed satire that set the standard for the countless screwball comedies that followed in its wake.

Original Release

04/04/1931

US Release

04/04/1931

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Cast

Pat O'Brien Hildy Johnson
Adolphe Menjou Walter Burns
Mary Brian Peggy Grant
Edward Everett Horton Roy B. Bensinger
Walter Catlett Murphy (as Walter L. Catlett)
George E. Stone Earl Williams
Mae Clarke Molly Molloy
Slim Summerville Irving Pincus
Matt Moore Kruger
Frank McHugh McCue
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Lewis Milestone, Nate Watt

Writers

Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur, Charles Lederer, Bartlett Cormack

Cast

Pat O'Brien Hildy Johnson
Adolphe Menjou Walter Burns
Mary Brian Peggy Grant
Edward Everett Horton Roy B. Bensinger
Walter Catlett Murphy (as Walter L. Catlett)
George E. Stone Earl Williams
Mae Clarke Molly Molloy
Slim Summerville Irving Pincus
Matt Moore Kruger
Frank McHugh McCue
Clark Gable
Gustav von Seyffertitz Professor Max J. Egelhoffer
Lewis Milestone Undetermined Secondary Role
Herman J. Mankiewicz Undetermined Secondary Role
Clarence Wilson Sheriff Hartman (as Clarence H. Wilson)
James Gordon The Mayor
Richard Alexander Jacobi
James Donlan Reporter
Francis Ford Carl - a Detective
Sol Gorss Policeman

Producers

Editors

Duncan Mansfield

1931OscarBest Picture Nominated
1931OscarBest Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1931OscarBest Director Nominated
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