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
Tony asks Mike to give him access to "county records" and the reports on Mrs. Allen's county personal property tax liability. Mrs. Allen had earlier described taking the train into town, which would make her a resident of a suburban county - not Philadelphia County. Philadelphia County would not have her county tax records. See more
[Mrs. Allen welcomes Anthony Lawrence to a society cocktail party
Mrs. J. Arthur Allen
Well, here you are at last. Everyone's here to meet you, including some I thought were dead.
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The Kiss Waltz
Music by Joseph A. Burke
Played on piano at the Dickinson party See more