This hilarious re-working of The Front Page by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur sees Grant as the savage editor and, in a switch, the reporter played by scheming Rosalind Russell. This version adds the twin lures of sex and romance. The film moves at whirlwind speed, as Director Howard Hawks instructed his actors to overlap their lines, so much so that at times everyone seems to be talking at once. Hawks also had his cast move at twice the normal speed so the screen looks frantic from scene to scene, thus conveying the urgency of the news world he was depicting. It's undoubtedly Cary Grant's greatest comedic role, proving once again the amazing versatility of this Hollywood legend.