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Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)

NR 03/28/1962 (US) DramaRomance 2h

He used love like most men use money.


Gigolo and drifter Chance Wayne returns to his home town as the companion of a faded movie star, Alexandra Del Lago, whom he hopes to use to help him break into the movies. Chance runs into trouble when he finds his ex-girlfriend, the daughter of the local politician Tom "Boss" Finley, who more or less forced him to leave his daughter and the town many years ago.

  1. Richard Brooks

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Tennessee Williams


Top Billed Cast

  1. Paul Newman

    Paul Newman

    Chance Wayne

  2. Geraldine Page

    Geraldine Page

    Alexandra Del Lago

  3. Shirley Knight

    Shirley Knight

    Heavenly Finley

  4. Ed Begley

    Ed Begley

    Tom 'Boss' Finley

  5. Rip Torn

    Rip Torn

    Thomas 'Tom' J. Finley, Jr.

  6. Mildred Dunnock

    Mildred Dunnock

    Aunt Nonnie

  7. Madeleine Sherwood

    Madeleine Sherwood

    Miss Lucy

  8. Philip Abbott

    Philip Abbott

    Dr. George Scudder

  9. Corey Allen

    Corey Allen


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Sweet Bird of Youth
Sweet Bird of Youth

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Original Language English

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