• A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

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Release Date: January 1st, 1951

DVD Release Date: March 26th, 1997

PG|2 hr 2 min

Plot Summary
Based on the play by Tennessee Williams, this renowned drama follows troubled former schoolteacher Blanche DuBois (Vivien Leigh) as she leaves small-town Mississippi and moves in with her sister, Stella Kowalski (Kim Hunter), and her husband, Stanley (Marlon Brando), in New Orleans. Blanche's flirtatious Southern-belle presence causes problems for Stella and Stanley, who already have a volatile relationship, leading to even greater conflict in the Kowalski household.

Cast: Marlon Brando, Vivien Leigh, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden, Rudy Bond, Nick Dennis, Peg Hillias, Wright King

Director: Elia Kazan

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Warner Brothers

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

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