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Sweet bird of youth

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Widescreen version.




Paul Newman, Geraldine Page, Shirley Knight, Ed Begley, Rip Torn, Mildred Dunnock, Madeleine Sherwood, Philip Abbott, Corey Allen, Barry Cahill, Dub Taylor, James Douglas, Barry Atwater, Charles Arnt, Dorothy Konrad, James Chandler, Mike Steen, Kelly Thordsen.

Publication Information

Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2006, c1961.

Physical Description

1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


Not rated by the MPAA.


Chance Wayne, an ambitious man craving fame, returns to his southern home with an alcoholic movie star named Alexandra Del Lago in tow. Hoping to capitalize on Del Lago's fame and checkbook, Chance seeks to reunite with his former girlfriend. He finds he is still regarded by others as an unsavory and unwelcome hustler, especially by the father of his ex-girlfriend, a local political boss.


Based on the play : Sweet bird of youth / by Tennessee Williams as presented on the stage by Cheryl Crawford.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961.

"Enhanced for widescreen TVs." -- Container

Special features: "Sweet bird of youth : chasing time" making-of featurette (12 min.); Rip Torn and Geraldine Page screen test (3 min.); original theatrical trailer (3 min.).

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