The hustler and paul newmann
An up-and-coming pool player plays a long-time champion in a single high-stakes match. Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie. Fast Eddie Felson teaches a cocky but immensely talented protégé the ropes of pool hustling, which in turn inspires him to make an unlikely comeback. The Hustler () - Rotten Tomatoes Danica. Age: 28. Hi guys Audience Score Percentage of users who rate a movie or TV show positively. Jun 23, - Bert: You got talent. Eddie: So I got talent? So what beat me? Bert: Character. There are only a handful of movie characters so real that the audience refers to them as touchstones. Fast Eddie Felson is one of them. The pool shark played by Paul Newman in "The Hustler" () is indelible--given weight. Yui. Age: 21. Hello, Dear Gentleman! My name is Catrin 25 Things You Might Not Know About 'The Hustler' Co-writer and director Robert Rossen's preamble, title character Eddie (Paul Newman) and partner Charlie. Jun 4, - As The Hustler's "Fast" Eddie Felson, Paul Newman created a classic antihero, charismatic but fundamentally flawed, and nobody's role model. A pool player from Oakland, CA, as good as anyone who ever picked up a cue, Eddie has an Achilles' heel: arrogance. It's not enough for him to win: he must force. Selina. Age: 26. I'm Adele, an elite courtesan who provides discreet companionship for those who appreciate the finer things in life Newman should have won four Oscars now for cat on a hot tin roof, the hustler, cool hand luke and the color. Paul Newman heads a superb cast featuring Jackie Gleason, George C. Scott and Piper Laurie in the riveting. Sep 25, - But The Hustler changed that. With handsome Paul Newman and elegant Jackie Gleason knocking the balls around, suddenly the game was respectable. The movie—which was released 55 years ago today—was respectable too, earning nine Oscar nominations (including Best Picture and nods to all four.