Cinema: The New Pictures: Mar. 30, 1931

The Front Page (Howard Hughes—United Artists). Adolphe Menjou, a peaked and spindling personage suited to tailcoats and equipped with a devilish little mustache, has long been identified in the cinema with the roles of enervated clubmen, sleek playboys, roues too tired to be dashing. Required to impersonate, in The Front Page, a city editor addicted to coarse epithets and unscrupulous behavior, he does so with surprising success, without even removing his boutonniere. In order to retain the services of a reporter who wants to leave...

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