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Editor Joe Randall is pressured against his principles to come up with a sensationalist tale to increase readership and revenues. He revisits a love-nest murder of years past. As circulation soars people involved in the story are suddenly victimized.
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Item:  WAC 625663D

DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 29 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1931
  • Label: Warner Archives
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame
  • Audio:
    • English

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Starring , , , , &
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Description by OLDIES.com:

Early in this brisk dramedy, a jaded newsman laments that some reporters furnish the manure while some grow the flowers. Editor Joe Randall's newspaper is suddenly in the manure biz. To increase readership and revenues, he's pressured against his principles to come up with a sensationalist tale or two. So Randall revisits a love-nest murder of years past. Circulation soars. But living people - real people - involved in the story are suddenly victimized. Randall could never imagine the tragedy to follow. As Randall, Edward G. Robinson finds a role to match his authoritative talents in this hot-off-the-presses Best Picture Academy Award nominee directed for hard-hitting effect by Mervyn LeRoy. Boris Karloff, just weeks away from the release of Frankenstein, plays Randall's shady lead reporter.

Plot Keywords:

Melodrama | Newspapers | Reporters | Satire | Weddings
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  • Sales Rank: 19,199
  • UPC: 883316256633
  • Shipping Weight: 0.27/lbs (approx)
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