Dir. Robert Rossen. 1961, 134 mins.
With Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie, George C. Scott. In one of his finest roles, Newman is Fast Eddie, the brash pool hustler who drifts through seedy nocturnal cityscapes until meeting his match in Jackie Gleason’s Minnesota Fats. His self-destructive impulses also meet their match, in his rocky and tender relationship with Sarah (Piper Laurie).Free with Museum admission
Other DatesJuly 10