• Publication date: April 1, 2012

The Front Page

Hildy Johnson is the top reporter on a Chicago newspaper during the 1920s, tired of the whole game he's determined to quit his job to get married.

Program data

Duration: 113

Production Year: 1974

MBC Max:

February 21, 2016 14:00 (KSA) ~ February 21, 2016 13:00 (CLT)

Hard-nosed editor Walter Burns is trying every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter Hildy Johnson from leaving the business to get married.

When Earl Williams an anarchist facing execution, breaks out of prison, Walter has found the perfect hook to keep Johnson working for a little longer.

The escaped convict suddenly pops up in the press room and Hildy hides him in a rolltop desk until he's able to get a location for an exclusive interview.

As Hildy begins looking into the activities of the Sheriff and the Mayor, it seems like they've decided to execute the wrong man.

Starring:

  • Jack Lemmon
  • Walter Matthau
  • Charles Durning
  • David Wayne
  • Susan Sarandon
  • Carol Burnett

Directed by: Billy Wilder