Two-disc special edition.
2 videodiscs (122 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, region 1, standard presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden, Rudy Bond, Nick Dennis, Peg Hillias, Wright King, Richard Garrick, Ann Dere, Edna Thomas.
Film editor, David Weisbart ; original music by, Alex North ; musical direction by, Ray Heindorf ; adaptation by. Oscar Saul ; director of photography, Harry Stradling
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 ; Movie and audio outtakes ; Marlon Brando screen test ; Feature-length profile : Elia Kazan : a director's journey ; 5 new insightful documentaries : A Streetcar on Broadway, A Streetcar in Hollywood, Censorship and desire, North and the music of the South, An actor named Brando.
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 by and attracted to Blanche, discovers that she has mortgaged property left to both sisters and spent all the money. He sets about discovering everything else he can about her past, and tension between Blanche and Stanley is further intensified when Blanche begins dating one of Stanley's poker buddies.
MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements.
1951 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.
English or French dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
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