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The Resource Cat on a hot tin roof, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; an Avon production ; screen play by Richard Brooks and James Poe ; produced by Lawrence Weingarten ; directed by Richard Brooks, (videorecording)

Cat on a hot tin roof, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; an Avon production ; screen play by Richard Brooks and James Poe ; produced by Lawrence Weingarten ; directed by Richard Brooks, (videorecording)

Label
Cat on a hot tin roof
Title
Cat on a hot tin roof
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; an Avon production ; screen play by Richard Brooks and James Poe ; produced by Lawrence Weingarten ; directed by Richard Brooks
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
JTB
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Cat on a hot tin roof (Motion picture)
Credits note
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
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA rating: unrated
Language note
  • In English or dubbed French, with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives, Judith Anderson, Jack Carson, Madeleine Sherwood, Larry Gates, Vaughn Taylor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1912-1992
  • 1923-1980
  • 1900-1970
  • 1897-1975
  • 1932-2011
  • 1925-2008
  • 1909-1995
  • 1897-1992
  • 1910-1963
  • 1915-1996
  • 1910-1983
  • 1911-1983
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brooks, Richard
  • Poe, James
  • Daniels, William
  • Weingarten, Lawrence
  • Taylor, Elizabeth
  • Newman, Paul
  • Ives, Burl
  • Anderson, Judith
  • Carson, Jack
  • Sherwood, Madeleine
  • Gates, Larry
  • Taylor, Vaughn
  • Williams, Tennessee
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Avon Productions
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
108
Series statement
Tennessee Williams film collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Williams, Tennessee
  • Fathers and sons
  • Husband and wife
  • Families
  • Alcoholics
Technique
live action
Label
Cat on a hot tin roof, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; an Avon production ; screen play by Richard Brooks and James Poe ; produced by Lawrence Weingarten ; directed by Richard Brooks, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm69339888
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format; Deluxe ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (104 min.)
Isbn
9780790795683
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569698529
  • 012569750647
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
66985
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)69339888
System details
DVD, dual-layer; region 1; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Cat on a hot tin roof, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; an Avon production ; screen play by Richard Brooks and James Poe ; produced by Lawrence Weingarten ; directed by Richard Brooks, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • 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.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm69339888
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format; Deluxe ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (104 min.)
Isbn
9780790795683
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569698529
  • 012569750647
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
66985
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)69339888
System details
DVD, dual-layer; region 1; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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