Harper is brought to Louisiana bayou country to help out an old girlfriend who is worried that her husband will find out that she is cheating on him. What is more, he finds himself caught in a power struggle between the matriarch of the family and a greedy oil baron, who wants her property. Poor Harper! Things are not as straight-forward as they initially appeared. Written by
Your favorite private eye is back in "The Drowning Pool"
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Did You Know?
The film was made and released about twenty-five years after its source novel of the same name by Ross Macdonald
had been first published in 1950. See more
During the scene when Mavis (Gail Strickland) and Harper (Paul Newman) are turning on the water to try to flood the hydrotherapy room, Mavis is first shown in close-up and there is no sign of the over-the-shoulder straps of her bra. But once the room is shown in a wide shot, and for the rest of the scenes in that room, she is wearing a bra with straps that should have been visible in the close-up. See more
Personally I think you help up rather well.
Edited into La classe américaine
Killing Me Softly With His Song
By Norman Gimbel
and Charles Fox
Scored and conducted by Charles Fox See more