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Power of the Press (1943)

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Edwina Stephens
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Howard Rankin
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28 January 1943 (USA)  »

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The first film in which writer Samuel Fuller uses the character name "Griff". In many of his subsequent films as a writer and director, Fuller would have a character with the first or last name Griff. See more »

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The movie that ended the career of Otto Kruger.
4 February 2001 | by (Abdar, Iran) – See all my reviews

The Power of the Press is one the many anti-isolationist movies to come out in the year 1943. However when one watches this hard impact melodrama you can help but feel that director Lew Landers put too much propaganda into the film. If handled better it could have been one of the greatest cinema masterpieces of all time. Otto Kruger was so badly panned by critics for his performance in this movie that his career never really recovered.


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