Cool Hand Luke – 45 Years Ago Today

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Donn Pearce wrote the novel in 1965. He also wrote the screenplay made famous by Paul Newman’s brilliant portrayal of a man who refused to be broken.

Even in his personal life, I always thought of Paul Newman as “cool.” Cool Hand Luke. The movie was released on November 1, 1967. That was 45 years ago today. From them to now people often use the phrase made famous by Strother Martin.

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