The Young Philadelphians (1959) -Paul Newman, Barbara Rush, Robert Vaughn

On TCM 10/12/16-My favorite Paul Newman flick The Young Philadelphians (1959) directed by Vincent Sherman—As an aspiring society attorney Judson Lawrence Paul gives rich Billie Burke (Glinda in The Wizard of Oz) smart tax advice while petting her lap dog, defends much underrated actor Robert Vaughn (in a striking Oscar nominated performance here) of a murder charge with sting like cunning, wows beauties Barbara Rush and Alexis Smith with his Paul Newman blue eyes and proves to be a great son to his audience only knowing father, Brain Keith. Watch the Paul Newman eyes explode with even greater intensity when he learns the revealing fact (known to us in the audience) that his father is really regular guy Mike Flanagan (Brian Keith) and not the high society William Lawrence II (Adam West).

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