The Girl on the Front Page (1936)

Genres - Comedy Drama  |   Run Time - 75 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Gloria Stuart's trouble only begins when she inherits a newspaper in this routine, but at times, quite hilarious comedy from Universal. Overhearing a chauvinistic remark from senior editor Hank Gilman (Edmund Lowe), Joan Langford decides to begin her newspaper business career from the bottom and incognito. Gilman, however, quickly discovers the ruse and sends the girl out on the most arduous assignments he can find. After threatening to quit, the heroine unwittingly gets herself involved with a gang of blackmailers but Hank is watching over her and together they bring the gang to justice.

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blackmail, editor, employer/employee, inheritance, investigation, journalism, love, newspaper, reporter, romance, socialite