15 certificateThe Drowning Pool is a Film programme that first aired in 1975 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

The Drowning Pool is a 3 star programme


The Drowning Pool (1975)

Directed by
Stuart Rosenberg

Edgy detective Lew Harper is brought to Louisiana bayou country to investigate an attempted blackmail scheme. He soon finds out that it involves an old flame of his and her hellion of a daughter. What is more, he finds himself caught in a power struggle between the matriarch of the family and a greedy oil baron, who wants her property.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1975

3/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for Paul NewmanPaul Newman...Lew Harper
Image for Joanne WoodwardJoanne Woodward...Iris Devereaux
Anthony Franciosa...Chief Broussard
Murray Hamilton...Kilbourne
Gail Strickland...Mavis Kilbourne
Image for Melanie GriffithMelanie Griffith...Schuyler Devereaux
Linda Haynes...Gretchen
Richard Jaeckel...Lt. Franks
Paul Koslo...Candy
Joe Canutt...Glo
Andrew Robinson...Pat Reavis
Coral Browne...Olivia Devereaux
Richard Derr...James Devereaux
Helena Kallianiotes...Elaine Reavis
Leigh French...Red Head