The Paper Chase

77
  • PG
A first-year law student at Harvard Law School struggles with balancing his coursework and his relationship with the daughter of his sternest professor.
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A first-year law student at Harvard Law School struggles with balancing his coursework and his relationship with the daughter of his sternest professor.

Original Release

10/16/1973

US Release

10/16/1973

Cast

Timothy Bottoms James T. Hart
Lindsay Wagner Susan Fields / Susan Kingsfield Fields
John Houseman Charles W. Kingsfield Jr.
Graham Beckel Franklin Ford III
James Naughton Kevin Brooks / Kevin Books
Edward Herrmann Thomas Craig Anderson
Craig Richard Nelson Willis Bell
Regina Baff Asheley Brooks
Robert Lydiard O'Connor
Lenny Baker William Moss / Moss
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

James Bridges

Writers

James Bridges, John Jay Osborn Jr.

Cast

Timothy Bottoms James T. Hart
Lindsay Wagner Susan Fields / Susan Kingsfield Fields
John Houseman Charles W. Kingsfield Jr.
Graham Beckel Franklin Ford III
James Naughton Kevin Brooks / Kevin Books
Edward Herrmann Thomas Craig Anderson
Craig Richard Nelson Willis Bell
Regina Baff Asheley Brooks
Robert Lydiard O'Connor
Lenny Baker William Moss / Moss
David Clennon Toombs
Blair Brown Miss Farranti
Bill Moher Philip Fields
Tony Silverthorne Hotel Manager
Irma Hurley Mrs. Weasal
Richard Whelan Pruit
Alan Kwinter Sanders
Nicholas Olah Knight
David B. Johns Fisher
John Bethune Hotel Clerk

Producers

Editors

Walter Thompson

1974OscarBest Actor in a Supporting Role Won
1974OscarBest Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium Nominated
1974OscarBest Sound Nominated
1974Golden GlobeBest Supporting Actor - Motion Picture Won
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