A streetcar named Desire
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Published
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2006.
Edition
Two-disc special ed.; Standard format.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (122 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
ISBN
0790795809, 9780790795805
UPC
085393893224, 012569750647

Notes

General Note
Based upon the original play : A Streetcar Named Desire / by Tennessee Williams as presented on the stage by Irene Mayer Selznick.
General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951.
General Note
Special features (disc 1): optional commentary by Karl Malden and film historians Rudy Behlmer and Jeff Young ; Elia Kazan movie trailer gallery (21 min.).
General Note
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.).
Creation/Production Credits
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.
Participants/Performers
Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden, Rudy Bond, Nick Dennis, Peg Hillias, Wright King, Richard Garrick, Ann Dere, Edna Thomas.
Description
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
MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements.
System Details
DVD, dual-layer; region 1; Dolby Digital mono.
Language
In English (container erroneously states that dialog is in English or French), with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Language
Closed-captioned.
Awards
1951 Academy Awards: 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.

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