Overview

Harper is brought to Louisiana to investigate an attempted blackmail scheme. He soon finds out that it involves an old flame of his and her daughter. He eventually finds himself caught in a power struggle between the matriarch of the family and a greedy oil baron, who wants their property. Poor Harper! Things are not as straight-forward as they initially appeared.

  1. Ross Macdonald

    Novel

  2. Lorenzo Semple Jr.

    Screenplay

  3. Stuart Rosenberg

    Director

  4. Tracy Keenan Wynn

    Screenplay

  5. Walter Hill

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Paul Newman

    Paul Newman

    Harper

  2. Joanne Woodward

    Joanne Woodward

    Iris

  3. Anthony Franciosa

    Anthony Franciosa

    Broussard

  4. Murray Hamilton

    Murray Hamilton

    Kilbourne

  5. Gail Strickland

    Gail Strickland

    Mavis

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Status Released

Release Information

  • July 1, 1975
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 48m

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