The Young Philadelphians Overview:

The Young Philadelphians (1959) was a Drama - Film Adaptation Film directed by Vincent Sherman .

Academy Awards 1959 --- Ceremony Number 32 (source: AMPAS)

Best Supporting ActorRobert VaughnNominated
Best CinematographyHarry Stradling, Sr.Nominated
Best Costume DesignHoward ShoupNominated

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The Young Philadelphians (1959)

By Beatrice on Nov 14, 2016 From Flickers in Time

The Young Philadelphians Directed by Vincent Sherman Written by James Gunn from a novel by Richard Powell 1959/USA Warner Bros. First viewing/Amazon Instant Peyton Place meets courtroom drama. ?The standout is Robert Vaughn as a man brought low by the expectations of Main Line Philadelphia societ... Read full article

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Joan Dickinson: At least you have someplace to go.
Anthony Judson Lawrence: Haven't you?
Joan Dickinson: Are you kidding? I have no talents. Nothing. I was very well educated to be an idiot. And I was a very good student.

Chester A. 'Chet' Gwynn: Did you ever see a babe with two heads?
Anthony Judson Lawrence: No. Come on, call her!
Chester A. 'Chet' Gwynn: No.
Anthony Judson Lawrence: Come on, Chet.
Chester A. 'Chet' Gwynn: Tony.
Anthony Judson Lawrence: Two heads... then we can both talk to her! And she doesn't have to bring a friend!

Anthony Judson Lawrence: I just learned the rules of the game.

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