Front Page Woman
Front Page Woman (1935)

Front Page Woman was one of those bread-and-butter vehicles that forced Bette Davis to go on strike against Warner Bros., demanding more worthwhile scripts. On its own terms, the film is a briskly entertaining newspaper yarn about two… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 20, 1935
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff

Lacks authenticity and is so far fetched it'll hand newsscribes around the country a constant run of ripples. But it's light and has some funny lines and situations.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

As far-fetched a newspaper yarn as ever was concocted.

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Frank S. Nugent
New York Times

If you will keep in mind that this portrayal of newspaper work is a wee bit on the whimsy side, then Front Page Woman can be recommended as a downright amusing photoplay.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Shoots for entertainment rather than for any accuracy on being a newspaper reporter.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

Absurd at times, with the two papers at one point printing absolutely identical stories, but directed and acted with sparkle and speed.

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Flixster Audience Score: 27% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Routine programmer notable only for Bette's presence. She brittle and driven making what she can out of a thin character but with material like this… More