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The Glass Menagerie (1973)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  16 December 1973 (USA)
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Amanda Wingfield dominates her children with her faded gentility and exaggerated tales of her Southern belle past. Her son plans escape; her daughter withdraws into a dream world. When a "... See full summary »

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Amanda Wingfield dominates her children with her faded gentility and exaggerated tales of her Southern belle past. Her son plans escape; her daughter withdraws into a dream world. When a "gentleman caller" appears, things move to crisis point. Written by Cleo <frede005@maroon.tc.umn.edu>

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During the late 40s director George Cukor considered filming the play with Hepburn as Laura, Laurette Taylor as Amanda and Spencer Tracy as "The gentleman Caller." See more »

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Amanda Wingfield: Then, go to the moon, you selfish dreamer!
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Sam Waterston is so very beautiful in this
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Yes, I agree with other reviewers that Hepburn is screechy and everyone talks too fast for believability. It's not a well-done production overall. But I've watched this show several times just to see Sam Waterston as the adult son. He is strikingly beautiful in this version of Glass Menagerie, and he conveys such an air of deep sadness. You can really see the young writer trapped in the box factory or the young man loaded down with the mother, sister, and only the memory of a father. You can almost smell the factory on him, and the discouragement. I find him mesmerizing. His performance reminds me of Dean Stockwell in Long Day's Journey Into Night.


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