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Important News (1936)

Passed  |   |  Drama, Short  |  29 February 1936 (USA)
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A small town newspaper editor has to decide which story to headline of the front page.

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Charles 'Chic' Sale ...
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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 David Glagovsky <dglagovsky@prodigy.net>

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Look for Charles Trowbridge!!
14 June 2001 | by (Parkersburg, West Virginia) – See all my reviews

A great little short film about a small town newspaper and the decision by its editor on what stories to put on the front page. Should it be a story that is surely to get national attention or a local story for the townsfolk? This film is really short, about 10 minutes long!! Maybe that is why "Chic" Sales is tolerable in this film!! LOL This film is known mostly for an early James Stewart performance, but I was happy to see one of my favorite actors in it--Charles Trowbridge!! He plays "Ed", in an uncredited role. It is always nice to see one of his films. Try and catch it next time it is on television.


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