The Front Page - Study Guide Act 3, Part 1 Summary & Analysis

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A few moments later Burns is still on the phone and Hildy is still writing. Burns knocks three times on the desk reminding Williams that's the signal he's safe and then shouting into the phone that his men better be there fast and that the line has to stay open. He puts the receiver down without hanging up and tells Hildy they have to hang on for fifteen more minutes until the men get there. Hildy warns him that the other reporters will be there to phone in their stories soon but Burns says he'll handle them. Hildy reads what he's written so far and Burns complains that there's no mention of the Examiner in the first paragraph. They argue about who's the better writer with Burns finally giving Hildy the opening sentence Hildy liking it and then writing more.

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