The Front Page (Special Edition) (Blu-ray)

Directed by Billy Wilder

Release Year: 1974
Running Time: 105
UPC: 7 38329 23828 5
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Optional English Subtitles: Yes
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Cast
Jack Lemmon
Walter Matthau
Susan Sarandon
Carol Burnett
Charles Durning
Vincent Gardenia
David Wayne
Allen Garfield
Austin Pendleton
Herb Edelman
Martin Gabel
Harold Gould
Dick O’Neill

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Directed by Billy Wilder

From Billy Wilder, the legendary director of The Lost Weekend, Sunset Boulevard, Stalag 17, Witness for the Prosecution and One, Two, Three comes this classic comedy based on the play by Ben Hecht (Notorious) and Charles MacArthur (His Girl Friday) with a screenplay by Wilder and the great I.A.L. Diamond (Irma La Douce). Ruthless newspaper editor Walter Burns (Walter Matthau, Charley Varrick) and his crack ace reporter Hildy (Jack Lemmon, Avanti!) believe together they can cover any story. The only problem is their team is being broken up as Hildy has decided to get married and leave the newspaper business altogether. As Hildy grooms his replacement, his retirement is derailed when the story of the century breaks and all of Chicago is in hot pursuit. The stellar cast includes Susan Sarandon (Thelma & Louise), Carol Burnett (Annie), Vincent Gardenia (Moonstruck), David Wayne (The Three Faces of Eve), Allen Garfield (Busting), Austin Pendleton (My Cousin Vinny), Charles Durning (O Brother, Where Art Thou?), Herb Edelman (The Odd Couple), Martin Gabel (Marnie), Harold Gould (Love and Death) and Dick O’Neill (The Taking of Pelham One Two Three).


Blu-ray Extras Include:

Audio Commentary by Film Historians Michael Schlesinger and Mark Evanier

Interview with First Assistant Director Howard G. Kazanjian and Assistant to Billy Wilder Rex McGee

Interview with Actor Austin Pendleton

Theatrical Trailer


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