Newspaper comedy/drama based loosely on the 1928 stage play and its subsequent film adaptations.

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
John Daly ...  Walter Burns 18 episodes, 1949-1950
Mark Roberts ...  Hildy Johnson 18 episodes, 1949-1950
Richard Boone 10 episodes, 1949-1950
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Newspaper comedy/drama based loosely on the 1928 stage play and its subsequent film adaptations.

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Drama | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 September 1949 (USA) See more »

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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The Front Page opened at the Times Square Theater (New York City) on August 14, 1929 and ran for 276 performances. See more »

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Version of The Front Page (1970) See more »

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