A Streetcar named Desire

United States, 1951

Film
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Blanche Dubois, a faded Southern belle whose fortunes have crumbled to nothing, comes to New Orleans to stay with her sister, Stella. Stella’s husband, the brutish but magnetic Stanley Kowalski is suspicious of her past and puts in train a devastating chain of events which will finally destroy for all time Blanche’s already tenuous grasp on the world of reality. Stars Vivien Leigh and Marlon Brando. Based on the play by Tennessee Williams. Also stars Karl Malden.

Credits

co-producer

Charles K. Feldman

Elia Kazan

director
Duration

02:02:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1951

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324842

Language

English

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Adaptations

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Literature → American literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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