PG certificateThe Front Page is a Film programme that first aired in 1974 and has been classified a PG certificate.

The Front Page is a 4 star programme

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The Front Page (1974)

Directed by
Billy Wilder

As a tabloid newspaper editor tries to prevent his top reporter from retiring, an escaped death row convict shows up at the office trying to convey his innocence.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 105 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1974

4/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Filmed in Colour


Image for Jack LemmonJack Lemmon...Hildebrand 'Hildy' Johnson
Image for Walter MatthauWalter Matthau...Walter Burns/Otto Fishbine
Image for Susan SarandonSusan Sarandon...Peggy Grant
Vincent Gardenia...'Honest Pete' Hartman Sheriff
Image for David WayneDavid Wayne...Roy Bensinger
Allen Garfield...Kruger
Austin Pendleton...Earl Williams
Image for Charles DurningCharles Durning...Murphy
Herb Edelman...Schwartz
Martin Gabel...Dr. Max J. Eggelhofer
Harold Gould...The Mayor/Herbie/Green Hornet
Cliff Osmond...Officer Jacobi
Dick O'Neill...McHugh
Jon Korkes...Rudy Keppler
Lou Frizzell...Endicott