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The Drowning Pool

A slick, stylish sequel to HARPER (1966), this private-eye film has Newman reprising the role of Ross MacDonald's cool gumshoe, Lew Harper. This time Newman is hired by Woodward, a Louisiana oil baroness, to find out who's behind a blackmailing scheme. The… (more)

Released: 1975

Rating: PG

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The Drowning Pool - Official Trailer
02:25 — Returning to the role of private detective Lew Harper, Paul Newman is called to New Orleans to find out who's been blackmailing an ex-girlfriend, weal (more…)
(Movie Clip) Slant Driller
Out-of-town detective Harper (Paul Newman) has been invited at gunpoint to meet Louisiana oil-man J-Hugh Kilbourne (Murray Hamilton), who seems to kno (more…)
(Movie Clip) The Door Was Unlocked
P-I Harper (Paul Newman, role based on Ross MacDonald's Lew Archer) adjourns to his motel across Lake Ponchartrain after meeting his client, then is s (more…)
(Movie Clip) Amorous Activities
P-I Harper (Paul Newman) visiting his client and one-time lover Iris (Joanne Woodward) at her Louisiana manor home, where she explains her problem, ea (more…)