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A streetcar named Desire [videorecording] /

by Feldman, Charles K; Kazan, Elia; Leigh, Vivien; Brando, Marlon; Hunter, Kim; Malden, Karl; Williams, Tennessee; Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialSeries: AFI's 100 greatest movies (1951).Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [1997]Edition: Original director's version.Description: 1 videodisc (125 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0790729377 :.Language note: In English with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.Title notes: $20.00 6-2004 (SPM)Uniform titles: Streetcar named Desire (Motion picture).Subject(s): Man-woman relationships -- Drama | Lust -- Drama | Feature films | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | New Orleans (La.) -- DramaCast: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden.Summary: An uncensored version of the story of a repressed widow who visits her sister in New Orleans and is raped and driven mad by her brother-in-law.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

In the classic play by Tennessee Williams, brought to the screen by Elia Kazan, faded Southern belle Blanche DuBois (Vivien Leigh) comes to visit her pregnant sister, Stella (Kim Hunter), in a seedy section of New Orleans. Stella's boorish husband, Stanley Kowalski (Marlon Brando), not only regards Blanche's aristocratic affectations as a royal pain but also thinks she's holding out on inheritance money that rightfully belongs to Stella. On the fringes of sanity, Blanche is trying to forget her checkered past and start life anew. Attracted to Stanley's friend Mitch (Karl Malden), she glosses over the less savory incidents in her past, but she soon discovers that she cannot outrun that past, and the stage is set for her final, brutal confrontation with her brother-in-law. Brando, Hunter, and Malden had all starred in the original Broadway version of Streetcar, although the original Blanche had been Jessica Tandy. Brando lost out to Humphrey Bogart for the 1951 Best Actor Oscar, but Leigh, Hunter, and Malden all won Oscars. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Based on the play by Tennessee Williams.

Originally produced as motion picture in 1951.

Special features: scene access, cast, production notes, awards, film flash.

Director of photography, Harry Stradling; editor, David Weisbart; music, Alex North; adaptation by Oscar Saul.

Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden.

An uncensored version of the story of a repressed widow who visits her sister in New Orleans and is raped and driven mad by her brother-in-law.

Rated PG.

DVD; Dolby digital mono; formatted to fit TV.

In English with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.

$20.00 6-2004 (SPM)

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Starring Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh and based on the Tennessee Williams play. (c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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