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Cat on a hot tin roof

Author: Richard BrooksJames PoeWilliam DanielsLawrence WeingartenElizabeth TaylorAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©2006.
Series: Tennessee Williams film collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen format; Deluxe edView all editions and formats
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In an southern mansion an alcoholic ex-football player, Brick, drinks his days away and bitterly resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. As the recently-gathered family faces the impending death of their patriarch Big Daddy, and battle over the inheritance of his vast estate, Brick's time with Big Daddy jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: Tennessee Williams; Tennessee Williams
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Brooks; James Poe; William Daniels; Lawrence Weingarten; Elizabeth Taylor; Paul Newman; Burl Ives; Judith Anderson; Jack Carson; Madeleine Sherwood; Larry Gates; Vaughn Taylor; Tennessee Williams; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Avon Productions.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 079079568X 9780790795683 1419823183 9781419823183
OCLC Number: 69339888
Language Note: In English or dubbed French, with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1958.
Based on the play : Cat on a hot tin roof / by Tennessee Williams.
"Enhanced for widescreen tvs"--Container.
Special features: optional audio commentary by biographer Donald Spoto; "Cat on a hot tin roof: playing cat and mouse" making-of featurette (10 min.); original theatrical trailer (3 min.).
Credits: Director of photography, William Daniels ; art directors, William A. Horning, Urie McCleary ; set decorations, Henry Grace, Robert Priestley ; special effects, Lee LeBlanc ; film editor, Ferris Webster.
Cast: Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives, Judith Anderson, Jack Carson, Madeleine Sherwood, Larry Gates, Vaughn Taylor.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: unrated.
Description: 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, dual-layer; region 1; Dolby digital mono.
Series Title: Tennessee Williams film collection.
Other Titles: Cat on a hot tin roof (Motion picture).
Responsibility: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; an Avon production ; screen play by Richard Brooks and James Poe ; produced by Lawrence Weingarten ; directed by Richard Brooks.

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In an southern mansion an alcoholic ex-football player, Brick, drinks his days away and bitterly resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. As the recently-gathered family faces the impending death of their patriarch Big Daddy, and battle over the inheritance of his vast estate, Brick's time with Big Daddy jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.

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