Noir Melanie

I watched the THE DROWNING POOL again last night, which starred Paul Newman in his second turn as "Lew Harper." I’ve seen the HARPER sequel a dozen time before, but somehow I never noticedMelanie_griffith
the striking similarities between the role that a young Melanie Griffith played in the movie and her role in Gene Hackman’s NIGHT MOVES, another classic private eye movie made around the same time. She was a good actress in her teens…long before she let the plastic surgeons at Walmart work on her face.

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