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Suddenly, last summer

Author: Joseph L MankiewiczSam SpiegelGore VidalElizabeth TaylorMontgomery CliftAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Columbia TriStar Home Video, [2000]
Series: Columbia classics.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beautiful Catherine Holly is committed to a mental institution after witnessing the horrible death of her cousin at the hands of cannibals. Her rich aunt tries to influence a young neurosurgeon to surgically end Catherine's haunting hallucinations. By utilizing injections of truth serum, the neurosurgeon discovers that Catherine's delusions are in fact true and must confront the rich aunt about her own involvement  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph L Mankiewicz; Sam Spiegel; Gore Vidal; Elizabeth Taylor; Montgomery Clift; Katharine Hepburn; Tennessee Williams; Horizon Pictures (G.B.); Academy Pictures.; Camp Films.; Columbia Pictures Corporation.; Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0767847490 9780767847490
Language Note: English (mono), Spanish, or Portuguese language soundtrack, with optional subtitles in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean & Thai; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
OCLC Number: 44902330
Notes: Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.85:1) on side A, full screen format on side B.
"Adapted from the play Suddenly last summer by Tennessee Williams."
Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
Special features include: Production notes ; interactive menus ; video photo montage ; vintage advertising ; talent files ; theatrical trailer ; bonus trailers ; scene selections.
Credits: Production designer, Oliver Messel ; music composed by Buxton Orr & Malcolm Arnold, conducted by Buxton Orr ; director of photography, Jack Hildyard ; editor, Thomas G. Stanford.
Cast: Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift, Katharine Hepburn, Albert Dekker, Mercedes McCambridge, Gary Raymond, Mavis Villiers, Joan Young, Patricia Marmont, Maria Britneva, David Cameron.
Target Audience: Not rated by MPAA.
Description: 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; Dolby digital.
Series Title: Columbia classics.
Responsibility: Columbia ; Sam Spiegel presents ; screenplay by Gore Vidal and Tennessee Williams ; a Horizon Pictures (G.B.) Limited production in association with Academy Pictures and Camp Films ; produced by Sam Speigel ; directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.

Abstract:

Beautiful Catherine Holly is committed to a mental institution after witnessing the horrible death of her cousin at the hands of cannibals. Her rich aunt tries to influence a young neurosurgeon to surgically end Catherine's haunting hallucinations. By utilizing injections of truth serum, the neurosurgeon discovers that Catherine's delusions are in fact true and must confront the rich aunt about her own involvement in her son's violent death.
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