Paul Newman in a still from Cool Hand Luke (1968). Photo: Courtesy of Park Circus/Warner Bros

Classic American films: Cool Hand Luke – Paul Newman shines in compelling prison drama

  • The 1967 classic sees Newman as a free spirit who finds himself interred in a Florida prison camp but refuses to be beaten by the regime
  • The film seems to have been a major inspiration for The Shawshank Redemption
Topic |   American films

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Paul Newman in a still from Cool Hand Luke (1968). Photo: Courtesy of Park Circus/Warner Bros
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