Anthony Judson Lawrence of the Philadelphia Lawrence's is an ambitious and bright law student. Despite the prestige of his surname in the Philadelphia social scene, Tony has to work hard and use all the connections he has through his surname to make a living. He even does physical labor in the construction company of his mother's friend, Mike Flanagan, to cover the school costs. Tony's father William Lawrence III. Died the night of his marriage to Tony's mother Kate Judson Lawrence in a car accident. What Tony does not know is that his parents' marriage was a comfort he did not really recognize until the wedding night. William, a disguised homosexual, was pressured by his mother to marry to produce an heir, while the working-class family wanted Kate to have the prestige of the name Lawrence. What Tony does not know is that Mike is his biological father. At the time, Mike and Kate loved each other, but Mike's Irish background in the working class did not meet the wishes of Kate's family. In recent years, Kate has not lived on the Lawrence fortune, since Williams's mother knew the truth about Tony's descent, but from what the Lawrence name might mean to her and Tony. As Tony finds his way through life, he has to make some pretty difficult decisions that often conflict with his professional ambitions and personal happiness. This is especially true of two women with whom he had romantic feelings, Joan Dickinson and Carol Wharton. But what Tony could build could collapse if he helped his old roommate Chet Gwynn through a personal crisis. By helping Chet, the way of life of Philadelphia itself is put on trial.
The Young Philadelphians is a very popular movie from 1959, one of the top movies in Drama genre. I don't want to spoil you the full plot of the film, but I will tell you now it's a very good movie to watch online. Compared to latest cinema movies, The Young Philadelphians is like a diamond. Of course I also remember about the top hollywood cast. Vincent Sherman is a director who stays behind all the great work and thanks to him The Young Philadelphians looks as it looks. Enjoy watching, if you want to load your own subtitles you can do it in the player settings, you can also change quality to full hd.