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The Front Page


This third film version of the 1928 [[Performer~P93876~Ben Hecht~benhecht]]/[[Performer~P100518~Charlie MacArthur~charlesmacarthur]] Broadway hit The Front Page was the first one permitted to utilize all the salty profanities in the original play. Director [[Performer~P116768~Billy Wilder~billywilder]] cast his two favorite leading men, [[Performer~P99306~Jack Lemmon~jacklemmon]] and [[Performer~P46456~Walter Matthau~waltermatthau]], as ace reporter Hildy Johnson and ruthless newspaper editor Walter...more