skip navigation
The Paper Chase - (Original Trailer)

title details and video sharing options

  1. now playing

    The Paper Chase - (Original Trailer)

    A law student (Timothy Bottoms) discovers that his girlfriend is the daughter of his toughest professor (John Houseman) in The Paper Chase (1973).

    View the TCMDb entry for The Paper Chase (1973)


  2. share video
This Month
Four Daughters (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Mickey Something
First appearance by the breakout star John Garfield, as...
Play | SHOP

Four Daughters (1938) -- (Movie... First appearance by the... MORE > $14.95 Regularly $17.99 Buy Now

Charade (1963) — (Movie Clip) Everything Is Secrecy And Lies
The highly Hitchcock-y opening from director Stanley Donen...
Play | SHOP

Charade (1963) — (Movie Clip)... The highly Hitchcock-y... MORE > $11.21 Regularly $14.98 Buy Now

Giant (1956) -- (Movie Clip) That Sure Is A Beautiful Animal
Director George Stevens opens his treatment of Edna...
Play | SHOP

Giant (1956) -- (Movie Clip) That... Director George Stevens... MORE > $12.95 Regularly $19.94 Buy Now

Grand Hotel (1932) -- (Movie Clip) I Have A Complaint
Epic take by director Edmund Goulding, at the front desk,...
Play | SHOP

Grand Hotel (1932) -- (Movie Clip)... Epic take by director... MORE > $15.79 Regularly $19.98 Buy Now

Three Faces Of Eve, The (1957) -- (Movie Clip) I'm Getting Stronger
Dr. Luther (Lee J. Cobb) brings in Dr. Day (Edwin Jerome)...
Play | SHOP

Three Faces Of Eve, The (1957) --... Dr. Luther (Lee J. Cobb)... MORE > $9.95 Regularly $14.98 Buy Now

I Confess (1953) -- (Movie Clip) I'm Not That Good
An arranged meeting on a Quebec City ferry, murder suspect...
Play | SHOP

I Confess (1953) -- (Movie Clip)... An arranged meeting on a... MORE > $10.95 Regularly $14.98 Buy Now

Mark Of The Vampire (1935) -- (Movie Clip) The Darkness Won't Hurt Us
Director Tod Browning introduces Count Mora and daughter...
Play
Guns of Navarone, The (1961) -- (Movie Clip) Old-Fashioned Methods
Famous tirade from David Niven as Brit Miller, expressing...
Play | SHOP

Guns of Navarone, The (1961) --... Famous tirade from David... MORE > $11.21 Regularly $14.99 Buy Now

Mildred Pierce (1945) -- (Movie Clip) Mother, You're A Scream
Famous climactic fight on the staircase between title...
Play | SHOP

Mildred Pierce (1945) -- (Movie... Famous climactic fight on... MORE > $14.96 Regularly $19.98 Buy Now

Sea Hawk, The (1940) -- (Movie Clip) It Will Be Spain!
Fantastic menace from director Michael Curtiz in the early...
Play | SHOP

Sea Hawk, The (1940) -- (Movie... Fantastic menace from... MORE > $14.96 Regularly $19.98 Buy Now

Third Man, The (1949) -- (Movie Clip) Death At Double X Ranch
Still on his first afternoon in Vienna, after the...
Play | SHOP

Third Man, The (1949) -- (Movie... Still on his first... MORE > $14.95 Regularly $19.99 Buy Now

Ice Station Zebra (1968) — (Movie Clip) My First Name Is Captain
At a Scottish naval base, American sub commander Ferraday...
Play | SHOP

Ice Station Zebra (1968) — (Movie... At a Scottish naval base,... MORE > $11.21 Regularly $14.98 Buy Now

Great Escape, The (1963) — (Movie Clip) My More Personal Items
James Garner as American Hendley, appointed as chief...
Play | SHOP

Great Escape, The (1963) — (Movie... James Garner as American... MORE > $7.46 Regularly $9.98 Buy Now

Murder At The Gallop (1963) -- (Movie Clip) Fortune Favors The Brave!
Miss Marple (Margaret Rutherford) and sidekick Mr....
Play
Foreign Affair, A (1948) -- (Movie Clip) For 15 Years We Haven't Slept
Captain Pringle (John Lund) arrives with gifts for his...
Play | SHOP

Foreign Affair, A (1948) -- (Movie... Captain Pringle (John... MORE > $18.36 Regularly $19.98 Buy Now

Jezebel (1938) -- (Movie Clip) He's Always Been Mine
Ex-beau Pres (Henry Fonda) has just returned to antebellum...
Play
Baby Face (1933) - (Movie Clip) Have You Had Any Experience?
Lily (Barbara Stanwyck, title character) has come straight...
Play
They Were Expendable (1945) -- (Movie Clip) What Is Your Rank?
Torpedo boat skipper Ryan (John Wayne), furious at being...
Play | SHOP

They Were Expendable (1945) --... Torpedo boat skipper Ryan... MORE > $9.71 Regularly $14.98 Buy Now

Saint In London, The (1939) — (Movie Clip) I Ain’t No Saint
Clever opening with legitimate London locations, working...
Play
Stage Fright (1950) -- (Movie Clip) I'm Doris Dinsdale
Aspiring actress Eve (Jane Wyman) practicing her cockney...
Play
#
Paper Chase, The - (Original Trailer)
Paper Chase, The
Paper Chase, The - (Original Trailer)
A law student (Timothy Bottoms) discovers that his girlfriend is the daughter of his toughest professor (John Houseman) in The Paper Chase (1973).>
Paper Chase, The (1973) -- (Movie Clip) Minds Are...
First-year student Hart (Timothy Bottoms) now more...
Paper Chase, The (1973) -- (Movie Clip)...
Paper Chase, The (1973) -- (Movie Clip) Minds Are Being Formed
First-year student Hart (Timothy Bottoms) now more acclimated at Harvard Law School, with blue-blood Ford (Graham Beckel) in the dorm, then meeting Susan (Lindsay Wagner) at a pizzeria on Massachusetts Ave., in The Paper Chase, 1973, written and directed by James Bridges. >
Paper Chase, The (1973) -- (Movie Clip) A Burned...
After the credit for writer-director James Bridges, John...
Paper Chase, The (1973) -- (Movie Clip)...
Paper Chase, The (1973) -- (Movie Clip) A Burned And Hairy Hand
After the credit for writer-director James Bridges, John Houseman in his Academy Award-winning role as Professor Kingsfield (which he would also play in the subsequent TV series), Timothy Bottoms as unlucky student Hart, in The Paper Chase, 1973, from the novel by John Jay Osborn, Jr. >
Paper Chase, The (1973) -- (Movie Clip) You...
Duded-up at the Thanksgiving party thrown by his Harvard Law...
Paper Chase, The (1973) -- (Movie Clip)...
Paper Chase, The (1973) -- (Movie Clip) You Haven't Paid Homage
Duded-up at the Thanksgiving party thrown by his Harvard Law professor Kingsfield (John Houseman), Hart (Timothy Bottoms) visits with Ford (Graham Beckel) and others, then is stunned to learn his mysterious girlfriend Susan (Lindsay Wagner) is the host’s daughter, in The Paper Chase, 1973. >
#

TCM Movie Database

Your destination for exclusive material from the TCM vaults

LEARN MORE >