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The Hustler

Not Yet Rated| 2 hr. 15 min.

Plot Summary
Story Fast Eddie Felsen (Paul Newman) and his adventures in the world of professional pool. Fast Eddie is a young hopeful on his way to challenging Minnesota Fats (Jackie Gleason) for his world title. When he starts getting feelings for a woman he gets into a dilemma.

Cast: Paul Newman , Jackie Gleason , George C. Scott , Piper Laurie , Myron McCormick , Murray Hamilton , Michael Constantine , Stefan Gierasch

Director: Robert Rossen

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Key Video, 20th Century Fox

The Hustler (1961)

Release Date: March 8th, 2002|2 hr. 15 min.

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