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Primary Location: First Saw:On TV Saw at/with:
Rating: PG Year: 1974 Category: Comedy
Director: Billy Wilder Time: 105 min. Writer: Ben Hecht & Charles MacArthur

Mine: A terrific story done well by Matthau and Lemmon.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: Third filming of the Hecht-MacArthur play about wild and woolly Chicago newspapermen in the 1920s has hardly anything new to offer (except four-letter words) but remains an enjoyable vehicle for this fine cast. Only Burnett misses the boat as pathetic hooker Molly Malloy. Remade again (!) in 1988 as SWITCHING CHANNELS. Panavision.
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