Sweet Bird of Youth [1962]

Director: Richard Brooks
Stars: Paul Newman, Geraldine Page, Shirley Knight, Ed Begley, Rip Torn
Genre: Drama
Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Runtime: 120 minutes

Sweet Bird of Youth has the Tennessee Williams penchant for provocation and Southern depravity--although at this point, the bloom is somewhat off the hothouse flower. Paul Newman is a cad who dreams of glory; he's returned to his hometown towing a d… more »

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Heavenly Finley:
You have an illusion of power, poppa!

Boss Finley:
I have power and that's no illusion.

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