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GIVEAWAY! On Blu-ray: Paul Newman, Edward G. Robinson and Elke Sommer in The Prize (1963)

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Mar 20, 2019

The Prize is an unusual film, with a mixed-bag cast and the unique premise of romance and intrigue in the milieu of the Pulitzer Prize ceremony. Starring Paul Newman, Elke Sommer and the eternally reliable Edward G. Robinson, it has the rare quality of seeming simultaneously familiar and bizarrely n read more

Sometimes a Great Notion (1971, Paul Newman)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Jul 31, 2018

Sometimes a Great Notion is all about the joys of toxic masculinity and apathy. At some points in the near two hour runtime, it might hint at being about the virtues of rugged American individualism, family, and maybe capitalism, but it’s not. Screenwriter John Gay avoids exploring those virtues li read more

On Blu-ray: Paul Newman is Detective Lew Harper in Harper (1966) and The Drowning Pool (1975)

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Mar 28, 2018

Paul Newman took a crack at playing a gumshoe for the first time in Harper (1966), following that success years later with the sequel, The Drowning Pool (1975). This pair of films was inspired by Ross MacDonald’s novels about the detective Lew Archer, which was changed to Harper for the read more

Paul Newman Gets Wet in "The Drowning Pool"

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Jul 17, 2017

Harper arrives in New Orleans. It probably sounded like a good idea at the time: Send Paul Newman's California private eye Harper to New Orleans and get him involved with a former flame, corrupt cops, a devious oil man, a dangerous young woman, and a whole lot of water. It took three screenwriters- read more

Paul Newman Gets Wet in "The Drowning Pool"

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Jul 17, 2017

Harper arrives in New Orleans. It probably sounded like a good idea at the time: Send Paul Newman's California private eye Harper to New Orleans and get him involved with a former flame, corrupt cops, a devious oil man, a dangerous young woman, and a whole lot of water. It took three screenwriters- read more

How many Films did Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward Star in Together?

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Mar 2, 2015

How many Films did Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward Star in Together? Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman had one of the longest-standing marriages in ‘Hollywood’ (although they lived in Connecticut for quite some time)… The couple met early on in their Broadway careers when Newman was read more

The Best Films of Paul Newman

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 31, 2014

1. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 2. Cool Hand Luke 3. The Sting 4. The Hustler 5. Hud 6. The Verdict 7. Hombre 8. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 9. Nobody’s Fool 10. Cars 11. Road to Perdition 12. The Long, Hot Summer 13. Harper 14. Slap Shot 15. The Left Handed Gun 16. The Color of Money 17. The read more

The Best Films of Paul Newman

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 31, 2014

1. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 2. Cool Hand Luke 3. The Sting 4. The Hustler 5. Hud 6. The Verdict 7. Hombre 8. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 9. Nobody’s Fool 10. Cars 11. Road to Perdition 12. The Long, Hot Summer 13. Harper 14. Slap Shot 15. The Left Handed Gun 16. The Color of Money 17. The read more

10 Things: The things that go through my mind when I look at Paul Newman

Stardust Posted by Vanessa Buttino on Jul 25, 2014

10 Things: The things that go through my mind when I look at Paul Newman Disclaimer // This is meant to be a bit of fun, you understand. No offense intended. Obviously. Come here, run your hands through my hair, and call me baby (thought I'd better get this one out of the way first) Good read more

Paul Newman

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on May 7, 2013

Paul Newman is considered one of the coolest actors of all time, however he also had a range of acting ability that others did not. He could do drama and comedy, be likable or rebellious. He showed this skill in films like Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Hustler, Hud, Cool Hand Luke, Butch Cassidy and th read more

Paul Newman

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on May 7, 2013

Paul Newman is considered one of the coolest actors of all time, however he also had a range of acting ability that others did not. He could do drama and comedy, be likable or rebellious. He showed this skill in films like Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Hustler, Hud, Cool Hand Luke, Butch Cassidy and th read more

Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Paul Newman

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by minooallen on Jan 26, 2013

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Paul Newman, norn January 26th, 1925.   Paul Newman in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969, George Roy Hill director) Let me tell you a little story about my freshman year at College.  The date is September 26th, and I had been a student in th read more

'Til Death Do Us Part ~ Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on Jun 5, 2012

About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward Married 60 years Newman and Woodward met on the set of the Broadway production of Picnic but they didn't fall in love until they played opposite read more

Paul Newman

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on Aug 21, 2010

Paul Newman, first worked in Broadway theater in the original production of, Picnic with Kim Stanley. He later performed in the original Broadway productions of The Desperate Hours and Sweet Bird of Youth with Geraldine Page. He would later star in the film version of Sweet Bird of Youth, which als read more

SUtS: Paul Newman

True Classics Posted by Brandie on Aug 20, 2010

Once we realized this movie was in the queue for Paul Newman’s Summer Under the Stars tribute, we knew we had to recommend it. We have a connection to this film–tenuous, but important nonetheless–or, at least, to the source material of the movie. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is based on a read more

TV Tuesday: Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward on What's My Line?

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Sep 22, 2009

It's hard to believe that, as of this Saturday, Paul Newman will have been gone for a year. I love the sense of fun and affection between Newman and his beloved wife Joanne Woodward in this 1959 appearance on What's My Line?. Woodward does most of the talking, but the adoring look on Newma read more

Paul Newman

Caftan Woman Posted by Caftan Woman on Sep 29, 2008

1925 - 2008Creative actor and director. Handsome movie star. Charitable gentleman. Adventurous guy. He bore both his blessings and his troubles with uncommon grace. He will be honoured and missed. read more

Paul Newman is Harper

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Raquel Stecher on Nov 30, -0001

"I don't think Paul Newman really thinks he is Paul Newman in his head." William Goldman Harper (1966) Paul Newman needed something to get him out of his funk. He was in the midst of a box office drought and the movie he was currently working on was turning out to be a disaster. The year was 1965 read more

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