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The Resource A streetcar named Desire, Warner Bros. Pictures ; an Elia Kazan production ; screen play by Tennessee Williams ; adaptation by Oscar Saul ; produced by Charles K. Feldman ; directed by Elia Kazan, (videorecording DVD)

A streetcar named Desire, Warner Bros. Pictures ; an Elia Kazan production ; screen play by Tennessee Williams ; adaptation by Oscar Saul ; produced by Charles K. Feldman ; directed by Elia Kazan, (videorecording DVD)

Label
A streetcar named Desire
Title
A streetcar named Desire
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures ; an Elia Kazan production ; screen play by Tennessee Williams ; adaptation by Oscar Saul ; produced by Charles K. Feldman ; directed by Elia Kazan
Creator
Contributor
Composer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
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 and attracted to Blanche, discovers that she has mortgaged property left to both sisters and spent all the money whereby he sets about discovering everything else he can about her past. Sexual tension between Blanche and Stanley builds as time passes
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards, 1951: Best Actor in a Supporting Role; Best Actress in a Leading Role; Best Actress in a Supporting Role; Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Streetcar named Desire (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Harry Stradling ; 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
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements
Language note
In English (container erroneously states in English or French), with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden, Rudy Bond, Nick Dennis, Peg Hillias, Wright King, Richard Garrick, Ann Dere, Edna Thomas
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1911-1983
  • 1901-1970
  • 1904-1968
  • 1913-1967
  • 1922-2002
  • 1878-1962
  • 1868-1954
  • 1885-1974
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kazan, Elia
  • Williams, Tennessee
  • Saul, Oscar
  • Stradling, Harry
  • North, Alex
  • Feldman, Charles K.
  • Leigh, Vivien
  • Brando, Marlon
  • Hunter, Kim
  • Malden, Karl
  • Bond, Rudy
  • Dennis, Nick
  • King, Wright
  • Garrick, Richard T.
  • Dere, Ann
  • Thomas, Edna
Runtime
122
Series statement
Tennessee Williams film collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Lust
  • Sisters
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • New Orleans (La.)
Technique
live action
Label
A streetcar named Desire, Warner Bros. Pictures ; an Elia Kazan production ; screen play by Tennessee Williams ; adaptation by Oscar Saul ; produced by Charles K. Feldman ; directed by Elia Kazan, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the original play : A Streetcar Named Desire / by Tennessee Williams as presented on the stage by Irene Mayer Selznick
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
  • Special features (disc 1): optional commentary by Karl Malden and film historians Rudy Behlmer and Jeff Young ; Elia Kazan movie trailer gallery (21 min.)
  • Special features (disc 2): "Elia Kazan : a director's journey" (76 min.); "A Streetcar on Broadway" (22 min.); "A Streetcar in Hollywood" (29 min.); "Censorship and desire" (17 min.); "North and the music of the South" (10 min.); "An actor named Brando" (9 min.); "Marlon Brando screen test for Rebel Without a Cause" (5 min.); Outtakes (16 minutes) ; Audio outtakes (17 min.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special ed. ; Standard format.
Extent
2 videodiscs (122 min.)
Isbn
9780790795805
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393893224
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
38932
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm66903119
  • (OCoLC)66903119
System details
DVD; region 1; full screen; Dolby Digital mono
Terms governing use
This DVD is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A streetcar named Desire, Warner Bros. Pictures ; an Elia Kazan production ; screen play by Tennessee Williams ; adaptation by Oscar Saul ; produced by Charles K. Feldman ; directed by Elia Kazan, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the original play : A Streetcar Named Desire / by Tennessee Williams as presented on the stage by Irene Mayer Selznick
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
  • Special features (disc 1): optional commentary by Karl Malden and film historians Rudy Behlmer and Jeff Young ; Elia Kazan movie trailer gallery (21 min.)
  • Special features (disc 2): "Elia Kazan : a director's journey" (76 min.); "A Streetcar on Broadway" (22 min.); "A Streetcar in Hollywood" (29 min.); "Censorship and desire" (17 min.); "North and the music of the South" (10 min.); "An actor named Brando" (9 min.); "Marlon Brando screen test for Rebel Without a Cause" (5 min.); Outtakes (16 minutes) ; Audio outtakes (17 min.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special ed. ; Standard format.
Extent
2 videodiscs (122 min.)
Isbn
9780790795805
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393893224
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
38932
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm66903119
  • (OCoLC)66903119
System details
DVD; region 1; full screen; Dolby Digital mono
Terms governing use
This DVD is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD

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