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The Front Page (1931)
Five Star Final (1931 trailer)
Blessed Event (1932 trailer & preview)
Lee Tracy, the original Hildy Johnson on Broadway, plays a scrappy, manipulative Winchell-inspired gossip columnist.
Dr. X (1932 trailer and film)
Lee Tracy again, as a reporter investigating mysterious deaths in this horror/comedy classic. He ducks into a house of prostitution to borrow the phone, impersonates a corpse to get “undercover” information, romances the same actress that King Kong had a crush on, and otherwise proves a model of modern journalism technique.
I Cover the Waterfront (1933)
Ethics: Can he have the girl and the story too?
A Shriek in the Night (1933)
Bombshell (1933, clip)
Lee Tracy one more time, follows the evolution of a newspaper career, playing a press agent.
It Happened One Night (1934)
Front Page Woman (1935, trailer)