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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 ; director of photography, Harry Stradling ; 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 ; director of photography, Harry Stradling ; 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 ; director of photography, Harry Stradling ; 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 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
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
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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements
Language note
English (container erroneously states that dialog is in English or French); with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles
LC call number
  • PN1997
  • PS3545.I5365
LC item number
  • .S78 2006
  • S873 2006
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
  • 1912-1982
  • 1878-1962
  • 1868-1954
  • 1885-1974
  • 1894-1972
  • 1908-1980
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
  • Hillias, Peg
  • King, Wright
  • Garrick, Richard T.
  • Dere, Ann
  • Thomas, Edna
  • Day, Richard
  • Weisbart, David
  • Hopkins, George James
  • Ballard, Lucinda
  • North, Alex
  • Heindorf, Ray
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
122
Series statement
Tennessee Williams film collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Lust
  • Sisters
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • New Orleans (La.)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
A streetcar named Desire, Warner Bros. Pictures ; an Elia Kazan production ; screen play by Tennessee Williams ; adaptation by Oscar Saul ; director of photography, Harry Stradling ; produced by Charles K. Feldman ; directed by Elia Kazan, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Dual-layer format
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
  • Based upon the original play : A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams as presented on the stage by Irene Mayer Selznick
  • Special features include (disc 1): optional commentary by Karl Malden and film historians Rudy Behlmer and Jeff Young ; Elia Kazan movie trailer gallery (21 minutes)
  • Special features include (disc 2): "Elia Kazan : a director's journey" (76 minutes); "A Streetcar on Broadway" (22 minutes); "A Streetcar in Hollywood" (29 minutes); "Censorship and desire" (17 minutes); "North and the music of the South" (10 minutes); "An actor named Brando" (9 minutes); "Marlon Brando screen test for Rebel Without a Cause" (5 minutes); Outtakes (16 minutes) ; Audio outtakes (17 minutes)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special edition; Standard format.
Extent
2 videodiscs (122 minutes)
Isbn
9780790795805
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085393893224
  • 012569750647
Other physical details
sound, black & white
Publisher number
38932
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2252326
  • (OCoLC)66903119
  • (OCoLC)ocm66903119
  • 2252326
System details
DVD; region 1; Dolby Digital mono
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 ; director of photography, Harry Stradling ; produced by Charles K. Feldman ; directed by Elia Kazan, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Dual-layer format
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
  • Based upon the original play : A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams as presented on the stage by Irene Mayer Selznick
  • Special features include (disc 1): optional commentary by Karl Malden and film historians Rudy Behlmer and Jeff Young ; Elia Kazan movie trailer gallery (21 minutes)
  • Special features include (disc 2): "Elia Kazan : a director's journey" (76 minutes); "A Streetcar on Broadway" (22 minutes); "A Streetcar in Hollywood" (29 minutes); "Censorship and desire" (17 minutes); "North and the music of the South" (10 minutes); "An actor named Brando" (9 minutes); "Marlon Brando screen test for Rebel Without a Cause" (5 minutes); Outtakes (16 minutes) ; Audio outtakes (17 minutes)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special edition; Standard format.
Extent
2 videodiscs (122 minutes)
Isbn
9780790795805
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085393893224
  • 012569750647
Other physical details
sound, black & white
Publisher number
38932
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2252326
  • (OCoLC)66903119
  • (OCoLC)ocm66903119
  • 2252326
System details
DVD; region 1; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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