|aA streetcar named desire|h[videorecording] /|cWarner 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.
|aTaipei :|bFu Xiang,|c[200?].
|a1 videodisc (122 min.) :|bsd., b&w ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aBased upon the original play "A Streetcar Named Desire" by Tennessee Williams as presented on the stage by Irene Mayer Selznick.
|aOriginally produced as a motion picture in 1951.
|aSpecial features: Disc 1. Movie ; Commentary by Karl Malden and film historians Rudy Behlmer and Jeff Young ; Elia Kazan movie trailer gallery. Disc 2. Elia Kazan : a director's journey; A Streetcar on Broadway; A Streetcar in Hollywood; Censorship and desire; North and the music of the South; an actor named Brando; Marlon Brando screen test; Outtakes.
|aArt 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.
|aVivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden, Rudy Bond, Nick Dennis, Peg Hillias, Wright King, Richard Garrick, Ann Dere, Edna Thomas.
|aAfter 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.
|aMPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements.
|a1951 Academy Awards: 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.