Big News Movie Review 1929

Information and Film Reviews for Big News the Movie

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Based on the play "For Two Cents" by George S. Brooks, this early talkie uses sound to great advantage. Fired for going after a gangster who's a big advertiser (Hardy), reporter Armstrong nevertheless keeps after the crook. When the intrepid reporter pushes too far, murder enters the picture.


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Available on VHS
Running time 75 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Mystery & Suspense, Organized Crime, Front Page, Adapted from a Play
Robert Armstrong, Carole Lombard, Tom Kennedy, Warner Richmond, Wade Boteler, Sam Hardy, Lew Ayres
Gregory La Cava

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