Paul Newman nailed his performance in this movie, but it wasn’t supposed to be him in the starring role. Tragedy in Hollywood led to one of the big breaks in Newman’s early career.
“Little by little the look of the country changes because of the men we admire.” – Melvyn Douglas as Homer Bannon
“Maybe I’m not such a high-class piece of property right now. And a 25% slice of something big is better than a 100% slice of nothing.” – Paul Newman as Fast Eddie
“Gotta come down out of the clouds gentlemen, and get into the business… of winning the war.” – Paul Newman as General Leslie R. Groves
The Sting (1973) Directed by George Roy Hill Written by David S. Ward Starring: Robert Redford, Paul Newman, Robert Shaw,