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Sweet bird of youth

Author: Pandro S BermanRichard BrooksPaul NewmanGeraldine PageShirley KnightAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2006, ©1961.
Series: Tennessee Williams film collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chance Wayne, an ambitious man craving fame, returns to his southern home with an alcoholic movie star in tow, Alexandra Del Lago. 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.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Film adaptations
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Pandro S Berman; Richard Brooks; Paul Newman; Geraldine Page; Shirley Knight; Ed Begley; Rip Torn; Mildred Dunnock; Madeleine Sherwood; Philip Abbott; Corey Allen; Barry Cahill; Dub Taylor; James B Douglas; Barry Atwater; Charles Arnt; Dorothy Konrad; James Chandler; Mike Steen; Kelly Thordsen; Tennessee Williams; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Roxbury Productions.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790776596 9780790776590 1419823183 9781419823183
OCLC Number: 67997574
Language Note: In English or dubbed French, with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish. Closed-captioned.
Notes: 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.).
Credits: Director of photography, Milton Krasner ; Orchestra conducted by Robert Armbruster ; music supervisor, Harold Gelman ; art direction, George W. Davis and Urie McCleary ; set decoration, Henry Grace, Hugh Hunt ; film editor, Henry Berman ; costumes by Orry-Kelly.
Cast: 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.
Target Audience: Not rated by the MPAA.
Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region 1; Dolby digital.
Contents: Special features: Featurette "Sweet bird of youth: chasing time" ; Rip Torn and Geraldine Page screen test ; Theatrical trailer.
Series Title: Tennessee Williams film collection.
Responsibility: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a Roxbury production ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; written for the screen and directed by Richard Brooks.

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Chance Wayne, an ambitious man craving fame, returns to his southern home with an alcoholic movie star in tow, Alexandra Del Lago. 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.

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