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A man is promised $25,000 if he can bring the circulation of a newspaper up to one million.

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Both "Scandal for Sale" and "Five Star Final" were based on the 1920s' New York Evening Graphic, this one from a novel by the first editor, 5*Final from a play by his successor. The paper's Broadway gossip columnist Walter Winchell inspired "Blessed Event" and more. See more »

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Universal mini-classic
3 April 1999 | by (NJ) – See all my reviews

Strong stuff from Universal. Good cast and acting. O'Brien's scenes are most memorable. Especially at the end. Story and dialogue are excellent.


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