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The Young Philadelphians (1959)

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136 min | Drama

A promising lawyer tries to handle his social and professional problems while climbing the ranks in Philadelphia.
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Writers
James Gunn (screenplay) | Richard Powell (novel "The Philadelphian")
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William H. Ziegler (as William Ziegler)
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Updated May 21, 1959

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May 30, 1959 (United States)

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Barbara Rush
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Mike Flanagan Mike Flanagan   See fewer
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Diane Brewster
Kate Judson Lawrence Kate Judson Lawrence   See fewer
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Gilbert Dickinson Gilbert Dickinson   See fewer
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7.4 / 10 | 2,755 votes