Up and coming young lawyer Anthony Lawrence faces several ethical and emotional dilemmas as he climbs the Philadelphia social ladder. His personal and professional skills are tested as he tries to balance the needs of his fiance Joan, the expectations of his colleagues and his own obligation to defend his friend Chester on a murder count.

  1. Vincent Sherman


  2. Richard Powell


  3. James Gunn


Top Billed Cast

  1. Paul Newman

    Paul Newman

    Anthony Judson Lawrence

  2. Barbara Rush

    Barbara Rush

    Joan Dickinson

  3. Alexis Smith

    Alexis Smith

    Carol Wharton

  4. Brian Keith

    Brian Keith

    Mike Flanagan

  5. Diane Brewster

    Diane Brewster

    Kate Judson Lawrence

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The Young Philadelphians
The Young Philadelphians



Status Released

Release Information

  • May 30, 1959


Original Language English

Runtime 2h 16m

Budget -

Revenue -



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