Cinema: Warm Puppy

HARRY & SON Directed by Paul Newman Screenplay by Paul Newman and Ronald L. Buck

When he is out bowling in the first reel, Harry's vision suddenly blurs and his arm goes numb. And so do one's expectations for the movie. For grim experience warns that when otherwise hearty middle-aged males (Harry happily wields the wrecker's ball on construction sites) suffer alarming physical symptoms right after the opening credits, more than unemployment and a heart attack are sure to follow. The crisis will be the occasion for lugubrious but ultimately uplifting reflections on...

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