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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)

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)

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
Contributor
Actor
Art director
Cinematographer
Director
Editor of moving image work
Musical director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • 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. Tension between Blanche and Stanley builds as time passes and is intensified when Blanche begins dating one of Stanley's poker buddies
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Awards note
Academy Awards, 1952: Best actress (Leigh), best supporting actor (Malden), best supporting actress (Hunter), best art direction-set direction, black and white.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Director of photography, Harry Stradling ; art director, Richard Day ; editor, David Weisbart ; original music, Alex North ; musical director, Ray Heindorf
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: PG; for thematic elements
Language note
  • Closed captioned
  • English with optional English, French and Spanish subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S74 2010
PerformerNote
Karl Malden, Kim Hunter, Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1911-1983
  • 1904-1968
  • 1913-1967
  • 1922-2002
  • 1901-1970.
  • 1894-1972
  • 1908-1980
  • 1911-1983
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  • Kazan, Elia
  • Williams, Tennessee
  • Saul, Oscar
  • Feldman, Charles K.
  • Leigh, Vivien
  • Hunter, Kim
  • Malden, Karl
  • Brando, Marlon
  • Stradling, Harry
  • Day, Richard
  • Weisbart, David
  • North, Alex
  • Heindorf, Ray
  • Williams, Tennessee
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
122
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  • Man-woman relationships
  • Lust
  • Sisters
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • Williams, Tennessee
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)
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: commentary by Karl Malden and film historians: Rudy Behlmer and Jeff Young ; Elia Kazan movie trailer gallery
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn677116541
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Isbn
9780780666870
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929159871
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
3000033667
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1694163
  • (OCoLC)677116541
System details
DVD; NTSC; full screen; Dolby digital mono; region 1; dual-layer format
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)
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: commentary by Karl Malden and film historians: Rudy Behlmer and Jeff Young ; Elia Kazan movie trailer gallery
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn677116541
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Isbn
9780780666870
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929159871
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
3000033667
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1694163
  • (OCoLC)677116541
System details
DVD; NTSC; full screen; Dolby digital mono; region 1; dual-layer format
Video recording format
DVD

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