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The Paper Chase

The Paper Chase

The Paper Chase is a 1973 film starring Timothy Bottoms, Lindsay Wagner, and John Houseman, directed by James Bridges. Based on John Jay Osborn, Jr.'s 1970 novel, The Paper Chase, it tells the story of James Hart, a first-year law student at Harvard Law School, his experiences with Professor Charles Kingsfield, a brilliant, demanding contract law instructor, and Hart's relationship with Kingsfield's daughter. Houseman later reprised his role in a TV series of the same name that lasted four seasons. ... more on Wikipedia

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