Monday, May 21, 2012

On The Front Page - 1926

Country: United States
Language: English (intertitles)
Director: James Parrott
Writers: Stan Laurel, James Parrott
Stars: Stan Laurel, Lillian Rich and Tyler Brooke
Release Date: 28 November 1926 (USA)
Filming Locations: Hal Roach Studios - 8822 Washington Blvd., Culver City, California, USA
Production Co: Hal Roach Studios
Sound Mix: Silent
Color: Black and White
Plot Keywords: Countess | Butler | Scandal | Newspaper | Mansion  | Two Reeler | Hal Roach
Genres: Comedy | Short
After being beaten to a story of scandal involving Countess Polasky, James W. Hornby assigns his son 24 hours to find an even more scandalous story about the countess. After spending the night in the wrong street looking for the wrong countess, he comes up with a plan: the butler will be seen in a comprimising situation with the countess, and then photographed. The countess, who is sick of reporters, has other ideas...
The sign on the door of James W. Hornby's private office reads "James W. Hornsby".

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