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Front Page, The

Front Page, The

Broadcast: 9th May 1948
Added: Feb 24 2013

This is the story of a good newspaperman Hildy Johnson who wanted quit the newspaper to get married and go to New York and of his tyrannical and resourceful managing editor Walter Burns who wanted him to stay being a newspaperman and cover the hanging of Earl Williams at Cook County Jail the following morning.

Original story by: Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur

Adapted for Ford Theater by: Gilbert Seldes