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Author: Alexander HallBenjamin GlazerFred MacMurrayFrances FarmerCharlie RugglesAll authors
Publisher: Paramount [distribution], 1937.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material
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"When Mountain City racketeer Charles Gillette is acquitted, he arrives at the Mountain City World newsroom and vows revenge on the Better Government Committee who put him behind bars. Members of the committee include Colonel Bogardus, owner of the World, Horace Mitchell, a candidate for mayor, and Mr. Franklin, a department store owner. First Gillette buys a rival newspaper, the Sentinel, and offers a pricey  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Advertising
Drama
Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Hall; Benjamin Glazer; Fred MacMurray; Frances Farmer; Charlie Ruggles; Lloyd Nolan; Paramount,; AFI : Universal.
OCLC Number: 78536549
Notes: Original release title: Exclusive [Trailer].
16TH SHIPMENT.
16TH SHIPMENT.
Credits: Photographed by William C. Mellor; musical direction, Boris Morros; art direction by Hans Dreier and Ernst Fegté; edited by Paul Weatherwax; sound recording, Walter Oberst and Louis Mesenkop; costumes, Edith Head; interior decorations, A.E. Freudeman.
Cast: Fred MacMurray, Frances Farmer, Charlie Ruggles, Lloyd Nolan.
Description: 1R OF 1 (ca. 250 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. original negative nitrate (Set 00095001) 1R OF 1 (ca. 250 ft.) : sd. ; 35 mm. negative track nitrate (Set 00095002)
Responsibility: director, Alexander Hall ; producer, Benjamin Glazer.

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"When Mountain City racketeer Charles Gillette is acquitted, he arrives at the Mountain City World newsroom and vows revenge on the Better Government Committee who put him behind bars. Members of the committee include Colonel Bogardus, owner of the World, Horace Mitchell, a candidate for mayor, and Mr. Franklin, a department store owner. First Gillette buys a rival newspaper, the Sentinel, and offers a pricey editorship to World newsman Ralph Houston, who refuses the offer on principle. That evening, Ralph and his partner, Tod Swain, are greeted at home by a creditor, and Vina Swain, Ralph's fiancée, is furious to find out he turned down Gillette's offer. When she learns Ralph went into debt to put her through college, she warns Gillette of a police raid and pays back Ralph's debt with Gillette's renumeration. When Ralph orders Vina not to work for Gillette, she breaks their engagement. Gillette then terrorizes city shopkeepers and newsstands into advertising in the Sentinel and assigns Vina to find evidence of scandal in Mitchell's house, which would damage his reputation. Vina then prints a story that names Mitchell as an ex-convict and ruins his political career. Tod tells Vina that the World previously had refrained from printing the story because Mitchell's public service record had proved him a good man. Mitchell then kills himself in front of Vina, and Tod, to teach her a lesson, prints an article that blames Vina for Mitchell's death. Gillette's next target, Mr. Franklin, is accused of having antiquated elevators in his store, and sues the Sentinel for libel. The World then stages a public safety test of the elevators, and Gillette's henchman, Beak McArdle, who wears a cameo ring, greases the elevator cables, hoping to sabotage the test. The accident occurs after the test, however, and a few people are killed and Ralph is injured. Hearing of Ralph's injury, Gillette rushes Vina out of town on assignment with McArdle, who then receives orders from Gillette to kill her. When Ralph arrives at the Swains' delirious, Tod figures out Gillette's part in the accident and rushes to save Vina. Pretending to be drunk, Tod tells McArdle he found his ring in a grease can at the store and forces a confession that indicts Gillette. Tod then has McArdle arrested, and Gillette's men chase Vina and Tod's car. Tod is shot, but drives Vina safely to the World newsroom, where he finishes his story and dies. The colonel then announces his sale of the World to Gillette. The next day, when headlines blame Gillette for the elevator murders, townspeople storm the Sentinel headquarters and Gillette is finally apprehended. Franklin and the Better Government Committee then buy the World and put the recovered Ralph in charge"--AFI catalog, 1931-1940.

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