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When a well-known gangster is killed in a small town, the local newspaper editor must decide whether the story is important enough to his readers to put it on the front page. Written by
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Like BURIED LOOT (1935), this was an MGM effort; however, its homespun qualities rather than the former's hard-hitting approach were closer to the studio's convention-bound maxim! Stil, as with that film, it features a durable and much-loved star who would bloom soon after (James Stewart, who actually only has a supporting role here as an editor's gawky assistant). This involves a small-town paper's activities and how they do not allow an out-of-the-ordinary event (such as the gunning-down locally of a notorious criminal) to disrupt their established way of life; since an oncoming frost is likely to bring havoc upon the community's all-important crops or taking out an advert by a valuable sponsor in favor of the gangland scoop could affect the income of any one enterprise, it is these mundane 'news flashes' that make it to the paper's front page! Ironically, the townsfolk begin to ridicule the editor for his lack of foresight but a reporter from the big city takes his side and congratulates him on his integrity! The film its director's sole credit in that capacity is hardly inspired, then, but the inherent modesty at work (it is a one-reeler, after all) makes the whole easy enough to take.
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