The Front Page

1949, TV Show

An early dramatic series based on the classic newspaper play by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur. Editor Walter Burns was played by real-life newsman John Daly, who, a month after the cancellation of `The Front Page,' began a 17-year stint as host of `What's My Line?'

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Premiered: September 29, 1949, on CBS
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Premise: An early dramatic series based on the classic newspaper play by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur. Editor Walter Burns was played by real-life newsman John Daly, who, a month after the cancellation of `The Front Page,' began a 17-year stint as host of `What's My Line?'

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