A streetcar named Desire

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Warner Home Video,
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English
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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
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Grouping Title streetcar named desire
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auth_author2 Brando, Marlon., Feldman, Charles K., 1904-1968., Hunter, Kim, 1922-2002., Kazan, Elia, 1909-2003., Kazan, Elia., Leigh, Vivien, 1913-1967., Malden, Karl., Selznick, Irene Mayer, 1907-1990., Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983.
author2-role Brando, Marlon., Feldman, Charles K.,1904-1968., Hunter, Kim,1922-2002., Kazan, Elia,1909-2003., Kazan, Elia., Leigh, Vivien,1913-1967., Malden, Karl., Selznick, Irene Mayer,1907-1990., Warner Bros. Pictures., Warner Home Video (Firm)., Williams, Tennessee,1911-1983., Williams, Tennessee,1911-1983.Streetcar named Desire.
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display_description Brando plays Stanley Kowalski to Vivien Leigh's Blanche Du Bois in a study of contrasting characters and value systems--new versus old: modern culture vs. the old South. Includes original trailer and special footage.
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subject_facet Family -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Drama, Feature films, Films for the hearing impaired, Man-woman relationships -- Drama, Man-woman relationships -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Drama, Video recordings for the hearing impaired
title_display A streetcar named Desire
title_full A streetcar named Desire [videorecording] / Warner Bros ; produced by Charles K. Feldman ; directed by Elia Kazan ; screenplay by Tennessee Williams, A streetcar named Desire [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; produced by Charles K. Feldman ; directed by Elia Kazan
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