The Front Page - Act 1, Part 4 Summary & Analysis

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Act 1, Part 4 Summary

The reporter's talk about what Hildy's paper, the Examiner, is going to do without him saying how great it must be to be able to walk into a place and quit. McCue starts making more phone calls as Wilson answers an angry call from Hildy's fiancy. In the middle of these two conversations and the noise of the continuing poker game Mollie comes in and gets teased by the reporters about her relationship with Williams. She angrily tells them she only saw him the day before the shooting and went to talk to him because he looked unhappy. The reporters' comments suggest that Mollie is a prostitute but Mollie tells them that all she and Williams did was talk and that she never saw him again until the day of the trial. She angrily reminds them that she was the only person to stand up...

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