Hot News (1936)

Genres - Comedy, Crime  |   Run Time - 77 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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In this drama, a British journalist is invited to be a guest journalist with a Chicago paper. He is en route to the Windy City aboard a ship when he mistakenly identifies some passengers as dangerous criminals. The addled reporter then mistakes an heiress for a cabaret singer resulting in the abduction of the real singer by the real crooks. Fortunately, the journalist saves the girl, but ends up missing a big scoop.

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danger, boating, criminal, heir, investigation, journalism, kidnapping, mistaken-identity, on-the-road, reporter, rescue