Front Page Woman

Film, Comedy
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Not exactly a proto-feminist text (despite being based on a story called Women Are Born Newspapermen), nor for that matter an at all accurate picture of journalism, but still a vivid comedy-drama with Davis and Brent in fine form as the wisecracking couple working for rival papers and trying to better each other in following up a murder story. Absurd at times, with the two papers at one point printing absolutely identical stories, but directed and acted with sparkle and speed.

By: GA

Release details

Duration: 82 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Michael Curtiz
Screenwriter: Laird Doyle
Cast: Winifred Shaw
Roscoe Karns
Bette Davis
Joseph Crehan
June Martel
George Brent
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