Sweet Bird Of Youth

  • 1962
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Williams's steamy play gets the Richard Brooks whitewash--as with CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF. Instead of Newman's hustler getting castrated, it's the original stage piece that gets emasculated here. Newman, Page, Sherwood, and Torn repeat their Broadway roles, and Hollywood replaced Sidney Blackmer, Diana Hyland, and Martine Bartlett with Begley, Knight, and...read more

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Sweet Bird Of Youth - Official Trailer
01:30 — A five-part feature from acclaimed filmmakers Merchant Ivory, that takes place over one 24-hour period in New York City’s worst heat wave. As the city (more…)
(Movie Clip) How's Heavenly?
Chance Wayne (Paul Newman) gets news about his mother and girlfriend from an old rival (Philip Abbott) on his arrival in his hometown in Sweet Bird of (more…)
(Movie Clip) I Did Not Molest You
Actress Alexandra Del Lago (Geraldine Page) awakens in a Louisiana hotel room to assess her escort Chance Wayne (Paul Newman) in Sweet Bird of Youth, (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Williams's steamy play gets the Richard Brooks whitewash--as with CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF. Instead of Newman's hustler getting castrated, it's the original stage piece that gets emasculated here. Newman, Page, Sherwood, and Torn repeat their Broadway roles,… (more)

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