Cool Hand Luke

Stuart Rosenberg (director)
Donn Pearce (novel, screenwriter)
Frank Pierson (screenwriter)
Paul Newman, George Kennedy (starring)

Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1967. Vintage studio still photograph of director Stuart Rosenberg and actor Paul Newman on the set of the 1967 film. With manuscript ink annotations on the verso.

Based on the 1965 novel by Donn Pearce, who co-wrote the screenplay, about a convict who wins a bet to eat 50 hard-boiled eggs in an hour, and later suffers a failure of communication with the warden. Winner of a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for George Kennedy, and nominated for three others, including Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Actor for Newman.

10 x 8 inches. Very Good plus, with a light horizontal crease affecting the lower portion of the image.

National Film Registry. Ebert III.

[Book #150475]