Back Page (1933)
Directed by Anton Lorenze
Cast: Peggy Shannon, Sterling Holloway, Russell Hopton, Claude Gillingwater and Edwin Maxwell
Peggy Shannon plays a young female reporter who is fired from a big city newspaper, then decides to take over a troubled small town newsppaer. She encounters difficulties with small town politics, getting advertisers to help keep the paper afloat, and issues with 1930's feminism in the resistance she receives from the town's residents in her abilities to run the newspaper. An insightful story of a woman 's determination to succeed in an era long before the women's rights movement.
Actors: Sterling Holloway