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Front Page (The)

USA, English, 105 mins

  • Director: Billy Wilder
  • Writer: Ben Hecht; Charles MacArthur
  • Producer: Jennings Lang; Paul Monash

CGiii Comment

A noisy, overwrought theatrical piece of nonsense.

Wilder had peaked years before he made this re-make of a stage play that did not deserve to be filmed.

As a satire - c'mon, Enid Blyton was more satirical.

There are camp characters and more camp performances but, it all boils down to one thing - nothing that an aspirin wouldn't cure.

Cast & Characters

Jack Lemmon as Hildy Johnson;
Walter Matthau as Walter Burns;
Susan Sarandon as Peggy Grant;
Vincent Gardenia as Sheriff;
David Wayne as Bensinger;
Allen Garfield as Kruger;
Austin Pendleton as Earl Williams;
Charles Durning as Murphy;
Herb Edelman as Schwartz;
Martin Gabel as Dr. Eggelhofer;
Harold Gould as The Mayor;
Cliff Osmond as Jacobi;
Dick O'Neill as McHugh;
Jon Korkes as Rudy Keppler;
Lou Frizzell as Endicott

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