The Forward on Paul Newman’s Lost Film

Posted on December 1, 2016 at 3:56 pm

The Forward has a fascinating story about the long-lost short film directed by Oscar-winning actor Paul Newman in 1962. It was called “On the Harmfulness of Tobacco,” a one-person monologue, based on a story by Chekhov. Newman cast fellow Actors Studio student Michael Strong in the short film. It is scheduled to be shown on Turner Classic Movies in 2017.

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