Blaze 1989

Synopsis:

This movie tells the story of the latter years of Earl Long, a flamboyant governor of Louisiana. The aging Earl, an unapologetic habitue of strip joints, falls in love with young stripper Blaze Starr. When Earl and Blaze move in together, Earl's opponents use this to attack his controversial political program, which included civil rights for blacks in the 1950's.

Directed by: Ron Shelton
Written by: Ron Shelton
Release date: 1989-12-15
Runtime: 117 minutes
Critics score:
Tagline: A governor. A stripper. Forced to chose between the office he held and the woman he loved, he chose both.
Cast:
Paul Newman
Paul Newman
Gov. Earl K. Long 
Lolita Davidovich
Lolita Davidovich
Blaze Starr 
Jerry Hardin
Jerry Hardin
Thibodeaux 
Gailard Sartain
Gailard Sartain
LaGrange 
Jeffrey DeMunn
Jeffrey DeMunn
Eldon Tuck 
Garland Bunting
Garland Bunting
Doc Ferriday