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Scandal for Sale (1932)

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

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Jerry Strong
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Claire Strong
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Waddell
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Bunnyweather (as Burton Churchill)
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Mildred Strong
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Dorothy Pepper
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Hans Heinrich von Twardowski ...
Affner - the Pilot (as Hans Von Twardowski)
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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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1 April 1932 (USA)  »

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Ambition  »

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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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7 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'd like to own a copy of this film, or at least see it. I'm willing to travel to do so, as part of a research project. But I'm not a film historian and haven't contacted any of them yet to see if they can help. I will whenever I find more time for this research project.

Still, if someone could review the film here in 1999, there must be a source somewhere. But where?

I've checked all the usual sources and see no evidence that it was ever released on VHS, much less DVD. I also didn't see an entry for it at Turner Movie Classics.

The film is based on a book by Emile Gauvreau (his name has been misspelled "Gavreau" at times), a newspaper editor in the 1920s. He is listed as a co-author of the film. (I've filled out a correction form for IMDb with the corrected spelling.)


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