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. Written by
Mike Welsch <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Guilty secrets. Shocking scandals. All in a day's work for on Philadelphian lawyer.
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According to the author of the book "The Philadelphian", Richard Powell, the cross examination of the butler and the sniff test of different kinds of alcoholic spirits was based on a real court case. See more
At 1:29:12, the way that Tony holds the phone changes. See more
[At Chet Gwynn's murder trial, Anthony Lawrence sets up a demonstration to test butler George Archibald's ability to name a type of liquor by smelling it
[Sniffing a glass
It is Royal Tartan Scotch. Unmistakable. Rich heavy bouquet with a definite aroma of peat smoke.
Anthony Judson Lawrence
[Hands him another glass
Now, the third glass.
This is water, sir. There is no smell, except perhaps for a faint touch of chlorine, which the city puts in its drinking water. I trust you weren't trying to trick me into identifying...
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When Irish I eyes Are Smiling
Music by Ernest Ball
Lyrics by Chauncey Olcott
and George Graff
sung by Brian Keith
and unidentified actress See more