I Cover Big Town
I Cover Big Town is a 1947 American drama film directed by William C. Thomas and written by Maxwell Shane. The film stars Phillip Reed, Hillary Brooke, Robert Lowery, Robert Shayne, Mona Barrie and Vince Barnett. The film was released on February 27, 1947, by Paramount Pictures, and was the second in the Big Town series of films.
|I Cover Big Town|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||William C. Thomas|
|Produced by||William H. Pine|
William C. Thomas
|Screenplay by||Maxwell Shane|
|Music by||Darrell Calker|
|Edited by||Howard A. Smith|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
"Illustrated Press" society editor Lorelei Kilbourne (Hillary Brooke) is assigned to a police case. Her crusading newspaper editor Steve Kilgore suspects that hard-luck suspect Harry Hilton (Frank Wilcox) has been framed on a murder rap. Lorelei and Steve proceed to help the police solve the crime, at the same time uncovering a conspiracy to bring a building firm to bankruptcy.
TV Guide wrote, "It's surprising these journalists have enough time to write their stories."