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.
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Did You Know?
In the scene in the hydrotherapy room, there is a recessed panel in the wall with two access doors, on the side of the room closest to where Mavis (Gail Strickland) is lying. At the beginning of the scene, both doors to the recessed area are open, but for the rest of the scene, the right-hand door is closed, even though neither Mavis nor Harper (Paul Newman) are close enough to it to have closed it. See more
Never had anyone turn me down before.
There's a first time for everything.
[She slaps him, then he slaps her
Sorry about that.
No you're not.
That's right, I'm not.
Edited into La classe américaine
Performed by Tommy McLain
and his Mule Train Band See more