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A streetcar named Desire / Warner Bros. Pictures ; an Elia Kazan production ; screen play by Tennessee Williams ; adaptation by Oscar Saul ; director of photography, Harry Stradling ; produced by Charles K. Feldman ; directed by Elia Kazan.

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  • 13 of 15 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Tennessee Williams film collection.
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0790795809
  • ISBN: 9780790795805
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (122 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Two-disc special ed.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2006]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Container erroneously states that dialog is in English or French.
Based upon the original play : A Streetcar Named Desire / by Tennessee Williams as presented on the stage by Irene Mayer Selznick.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1951.
Special features include: Disc 1. Commentary by Karl Malden and film historians Rudy Behlmer and Jeff Young; Elia Kazan movie trailer gallery. Disc 2. "Elia Kazan : a director's journey"; "A Streetcar on Broadway"; "A Streetcar in Hollywood"; "Censorship and desire"; "North and the music of the South"; "An actor named Brando"; "Marlon Brando screen test for Rebel Without a Cause"; Outtakes; Audio outtakes.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Art director, Richard Day ; film editor, David Weisbart ; set decorator, George James Hopkins ; wardrobe by Lucinda Ballard ; original music by Alex North ; musical direction by Ray Heindorf.
Participant or Performer Note:
Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden, Rudy Bond, Nick Dennis, Peg Hillias, Wright King, Richard Garrick, Ann Dere, Edna Thomas.
Summary, etc.:
After being exiled from her hometown of Auriol, Mississippi for seducing a seventeen-year-old boy at the school where she taught English, Blanche DuBois arrives unexpectedly at the New Orleans home of her pregnant sister Stella Kowalski and her Stella's husband Stanley. Stanley, both repulsed by and attracted to Blanche, discovers that she has mortgaged property left to both sisters and spent all the money. He sets about discovering everything else he can about her past, and tension between Blanche and Stanley is further intensified when Blanche begins dating one of Stanley's poker buddies.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; standard presentation; Dolby Digital mono; dual-layer.
Language Note:
Langauage track in English, with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, 1952: Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Malden); Best Actress in a Leading Role (Leigh); Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Hunter); Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White.
Subject: Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Lust > Drama.
Sisters > Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) > Drama.
New Orleans (La.) > Drama.
Relaciones hombre-mujer > Louisiana > New Orleans > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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