After being beaten to a story of scandal involving Countess Polasky, James W. Hornby assigns his son 24 hours to find an even more scandalous story about the countess. After spending the ... See full summary »

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After being beaten to a story of scandal involving Countess Polasky, James W. Hornby assigns his son 24 hours to find an even more scandalous story about the countess. After spending the night in the wrong street looking for the wrong countess, he comes up with a plan: the butler will be seen in a comprimising situation with the countess, and then photographed. The countess, who is sick of reporters, has other ideas... Written by Paul L

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28 November 1926 (USA)  »

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It's on the Front Page
7 June 2002 | by (Wales, United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Stan Laurel and Tyler Brooke star in this Hal roach comedy. It's got a good plot, including some really funny moments. The comedy acting of Brooke and Laurel is good, but the best part of the film is when Stan, who is scared of women, has to get into a comprimising position with Lillian Rich, for Tyler to take a picture of them together. Stan is at his best in this scene, and even uses his famous 'cry'.


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