PG | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
As a tabloid newspaper editor tries to prevent his top reporter from retiring, an escaped death row convict shows up at the office trying to convey his innocence.
The film cast includes three Oscar winners: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Susan Sarandon; and two Oscar nominees: Vincent Gardenia and Charles Durning. The latter received two nominations each in the Best Supporting Actor category.
That train that just left, what's the first stop?
Telegrapher: Gary, Indiana.
Walter Burns: All right. Send a message to the police chief at Gary, Indiana. Tell him to meet the midnight train to Philadelphia and arrest one Hildy Johnson.
Telegrapher: Hildy Johnson?
Walter Burns: Yeah. Son of a bitch ...
When the blinds are pulled they are inside the window, after Earl crashes through the window the blinds are on the outside of the window.
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