Streetcar Named Desire, A (1951)
Streetcar Named Desire, A (1951) Genre(s): Drama

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Marlon Brando, Vivien Leigh, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden

Synopsis: A very wordy play set in New Orleans about a woman in mental decline.

See also: A Streetcar Named Desire (1995)

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Newt's movie review

Brando was cast for his biceps and ability to sweat on command. He has evidently _never_ been able to speak properly.

Leigh's ability to provide a vacant expression followed by fear won her this role (altho... she was bloody brilliant).

Malden as protagonist??? Definitely the TSN turning point!

Added 26 August 2002 at 12:30 AM


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