Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)
|Producer(s)||Pandro S. Berman, Kathryn Hereford (associate)|
|Top Genres||Drama, Film Adaptation|
|Top Topics||Alcohol, Based on Play, Fame|
Sweet Bird of Youth Overview:
Sweet Bird of Youth (1962) was a Drama - Film Adaptation Film directed by Richard Brooks and produced by Pandro S. Berman and Kathryn Hereford.
Academy Awards 1962 --- Ceremony Number 35 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Supporting Actor||Ed Begley||Won|
|Best Actress||Geraldine Page||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actress||Shirley Knight||Nominated|
Sweet Bird of Youth (1962): Paul Newman and Geraldine PageBy 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 23, 2021 From 4 Star Films
“I like you. You’re a nice monster.” – Chance Wayne “Well, I was born a monster.” – Alexandra Del Lago In this interchange between Paul Newman and Geraldine Page, I couldn’t help adding my own connotations. Alexandra Del Lago was born a monster. Chance... Read full article
On Blu-ray: Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967), Sweet Bird of Youth (1961), and Inside Daisy Clover (1965)By KC on Aug 12, 2020 From Classic Movies
I recently had a personal viewing party full of dysfunction thanks to a trio of new Blu-ray releases from Warner Archive. Inside Daisy Clover, Reflections in a Golden Eye, and Sweet Bird of Youth are a messy, but fascinating trio cataloging the many ways being a human can go off the rails. Reflec... Read full article
Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)By Beatrice on Oct 4, 2017 From Flickers in Time
Sweet Bird of Youth Directed by Richard Brooks Written by Richard Brooks from a play by Tennessee Williams 1962/USA Roxbury Productions Inc. First viewing/Netflix rental Chance Wayne: Oh, no, honey. You just look exotic. Yeah. Like a princess from Mars or a… big magnified insect. I’ve... Read full article
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Chance Wayne: Oy, yes, ma'am. But I did not molest you.
Chance Wayne: It's okay, Princess.
Chance Wayne: Princess, just smoke.
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Adapted from a Broadway play by Tennessee Williams that opened on Mar. 10, 1959 at the Martin Beck Theatre and ran for 375 performances. Elia Kazan directed, and Paul Newman, Geraldine Page, Madeleine Sherwood and Rip Torn recreated their roles from the play.
Had its premier at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood. The theater has been restored today and shows historic and retro films.
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