Cover image for A streetcar named Desire [videorecording (DVD)]
Title:
A streetcar named Desire [videorecording (DVD)]
ISBN:
9780780666870
Publication Information:
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2010]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Abstract:
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 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.
Geographic Term:
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; full screen; Dolby digital mono; region 1; dual-layer format.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: PG; for thematic elements.
Format:
Video disc
General Note:
Based upon the original play "A Streetcar Named Desire" by Tennessee Williams as presented on the stage by Irene Mayer Selznick.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951.

Special features: commentary by Karl Malden and film historians: Rudy Behlmer and Jeff Young ; Elia Kazan movie trailer gallery.