The Young Philadelphians

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  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 1959
  • Running time: 136 min
Academy Award winner Paul Newman stars as a young attorney  focused on money, career and social climbing who surprises everyone by risking everything to defend a friend accused of murder—and proving his innocence. Robert Vaughn received one of the... read more
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Academy Award winner Paul Newman stars as a young attorney  focused on money, career and social climbing who surprises everyone by risking everything to defend a friend accused of murder—and proving his innocence. Robert Vaughn received one of the film's three Academy Award nominations.

Original Release

05/30/1959

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Cast

Paul Newman Anthony Judson Lawrence
Barbara Rush Joan Dickinson
Alexis Smith Carol Wharton
Brian Keith Mike Flanagan
Billie Burke Mrs. J. Arthur Allen
Robert Vaughn Chester A. Gwynn
Diane Brewster Kate Judson Lawrence
John Williams Gilbert Dickinson
Otto Kruger John Marshall Wharton
Paul Picerni Louis Donetti
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Vincent Sherman

Writers

James Gunn, Richard M. Powell

Cast

Paul Newman Anthony Judson Lawrence
Barbara Rush Joan Dickinson
Alexis Smith Carol Wharton
Brian Keith Mike Flanagan
Billie Burke Mrs. J. Arthur Allen
Robert Vaughn Chester A. Gwynn
Diane Brewster Kate Judson Lawrence
John Williams Gilbert Dickinson
Otto Kruger John Marshall Wharton
Paul Picerni Louis Donetti
Robert Douglas Uncle Morton Stearnes
Frank Conroy Doctor Shippen Stearnes
Adam West Bill Lawrence
Richard Deacon George Archibald
Isobel Elsom
Anthony Eisley Carter Henry (as Fred Eisley)
Leonard Bremen Carson, Construction Worker

Producers

James Gunn Producer

Editors

William H. Ziegler

1960 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1960 Oscar Best Cinematography, Black-and-White Nominated
1960 Oscar Best Costume Design, Black-and-White Nominated
1960 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actor Nominated
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