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Sweet Tornado: Margo Jones and the American Theater (2006)

TV Movie | 55 min | Documentary

This documentary about the innovative, Texas-born theatrical producer & director Margo Jones includes dramatizations of significant moments of her life expressed using her own words, the words of her long-time friend Tennessee Williams, ...See moreThis documentary about the innovative, Texas-born theatrical producer & director Margo Jones includes dramatizations of significant moments of her life expressed using her own words, the words of her long-time friend Tennessee Williams, and interview footage of Ray Walston, the actor whom she discovered in Houston after founding one of the earliest professional theatre companies outside New York City. Written by Kyle Myers See less
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Raphael Parry (Margo's Theater Sequences)
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2006 (United States)

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Bruce DuBose
William Goyen (voice) William Goyen (voice)   See fewer
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Horton Foote
Himself / playwright Himself / playwright   See fewer
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David Goodwin
Tom Wingfield / The Glass Menagerie scene Tom Wingfield / The Glass Menagerie scene   See fewer
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Marcia Gay Harden
Herself / narrator Herself / narrator   See fewer
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Judith Ivey
Margo Jones Margo Jones   See fewer
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Jim Johnson
Theater Patron Theater Patron   See fewer
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Margo Jones
Herself / director (archive footage) Herself / director (archive footage)   See fewer
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Louise Latham
Herself / actress Herself / actress   See fewer
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Jerome Lawrence
Himself / playwright of 'Inherit the Wind.' (archive footage) Himself / playwright of 'Inherit the Wind.' (archive footage)   See fewer
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Stephen Levall
Archie Kramer - 'Summer and Smoke' Archie Kramer - 'Summer and Smoke'   See fewer
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Lydia Mackay
Alma Winemiller / Summer and Smoke Alma Winemiller / Summer and Smoke   See fewer
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Maurice Merrell
Herself / Margo's hairdresser Herself / Margo's hairdresser   See fewer
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Matt Moore
Loud Worshiper Loud Worshiper   See fewer
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Elise Reynard
Laura Wingfield / The Glass Menagerie Laura Wingfield / The Glass Menagerie   See fewer
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Morgana Shaw
Body double Body double   See fewer
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Helen Sheehy
Herself / Margo Jones biographer Herself / Margo Jones biographer   See fewer
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Cliff Stephens
Preacher / Inherit the Wind Preacher / Inherit the Wind   See fewer
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Patsy Swank
Herself / journalist Herself / journalist   See fewer
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Richard Thomas
Tennessee Williams Tennessee Williams   See fewer
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Janet Waldo
Herself / wife of playwright, Robert E. Lee Herself / wife of playwright, Robert E. Lee   See fewer
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Earnest Wallace
Himself / actor at Round-up Theatre Himself / actor at Round-up Theatre   See fewer
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Ray Walston
Himself - Interviewee (archive footage) Himself - Interviewee (archive footage)   See fewer
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Jerome Weeks
Himself / theatre critic Himself / theatre critic   See fewer
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Ouida White
Amanda Wingfield / The Glass Menagerie Amanda Wingfield / The Glass Menagerie   See fewer
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Bernedette Whitehead
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Tennessee Williams
Himself / playwright (archive footage) Himself / playwright (archive footage)   See fewer
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7.6 / 10 | 9 votes