skip navigation
Sweet Bird of Youth

Sweet Bird of Youth(1962)

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:
Remind Me

TCMDb Archive MaterialsView all archives (2)

DVDs from TCM Shop

Sweet Bird of Youth A young gigolo returns to his... MORE > $68.98 Regularly $68.98 Buy Now

OVERVIEW

powered by AFI

Brief Synopsis

A young gigolo returns to his southern hometown in search of the lost love of his youth.

Cast & Crew

Richard Brooks Director
Paul Newman Chance Wayne
Geraldine Page Alexandra Del Lago
Shirley Knight Heavenly Finley
Ed Begley "Boss" Finley
Rip Torn Thomas J. Finley, Jr.
Mildred Dunnock Aunt Nonnie
Philip Abbott Dr. George Scudder
Corey Allen Scotty
SEE ALL CAST AND CREW

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles opening: 21 Mar 1962
Release Date:  1962 Production Date:  [CinemaScope]
none available
Color/B&W:  Color (Metrocolor) Distributions Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Westrex Recording System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., Roxbury Productions
Duration(mins):  120 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

Leonard Maltin Ratings & Review

LEONARD MALTIN MOVIE RATING

LEONARD MALTIN MOVIE REVIEW:

User Ratings & Review

This title has not been reviewed. Be the FIRST to write a review by CLICKING HERE >

User Ratings & Review

User Reviews:

  • Recommend:

  • Cinema History:

  • Cinematography:

  • Lead Performers:

  • Supporting Cast:

  • Director:

  • Screen Play:

  • Music Score:

  • Title Sequence:

User Ratings:

  • Ben couln't understand.

    denscul 2014-09-14

    The play was a success. In New York. It bombed at the Box Office though Newman was a leading romantic lead. While not an expert, I think I can guess that... MORE>

  • Sweet Bird of Youth

    Goetan 2013-12-26

    The last good adaptation of Williams' play. Newman is bland, Page won a Golden Globe for her performance, Knight was nominated for an Oscar and Begley... MORE>

  • Geroaldine Page Was A Great Actress

    Adventure 2013-01-12

    MGM cast Paul Newman and offered the female lead to a group of strong women superstars:Susan Hayward, Ava Gardner and a brilliant choice against type... MORE>