Back Page  [DVD]Peggy Shannon (actor)
Russell Hopton (actor)
Format: all-region dvd
Quality: Good 4:3 (b/w unrestored)
Peggy Shannon plays a young female reporter who is fired from a big city newspaper, then decides to take over a troubled small town newspaper. 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 to her attempts to run the newspaper. An insightful story of a woman's determination to succeed in an era long before the women's rights movement.