Lewis Lapham: “The Rookie Reporter”

Bourbon in the morning, a degenerate crime-scene reporter, and a grieving widow:

Absolute must listening.

Image: Osgood Perkins and Lee Tracy in The Front Page, photographed for Vanity Fair in 1928 by Edward Steichen

2 responses to “Lewis Lapham: “The Rookie Reporter”

  1. It seems to me that this visual is incomplete without the presence of Rosalind Russell in her role as Hildy Johnson.

    As Bart Simpson would say, “Ay, carumba!”

  2. RR stole scenes from Cary Grant in that role-no small task!

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