Cat on a hot tin roof [videorecording] / M-G-M presents an Avon production in Metrocolor ; produced by Lawrence Weingarten ; screen play by Richard Brooks and James Poe ; based on the play "Cat on a hot tin roof" by Tennesse Williams ; directed by Richard Brooks
- [Place of publication not identified] : Turner Entertainment : Warner Bros. Entertainment, 1958.
- Copyright Date:
- Deluxe ed.
- Physical Description:
- 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Additional Creators:
- Brooks, Richard, 1912-1992, Poe, James, 1923-1980, Taylor, Elizabeth, 1932-2011, Newman, Paul, 1925-2008, Ives, Burl, 1909-1995, Anderson, Judith, 1897-1992, Carson, Jack, 1910-1963, Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983, Turner Entertainment Co., and Warner Bros. Entertainment
- Language Note:
- English or French soundtracks with optional subtitles in French, English or Spanish; closed-captioned.
- A story of deception which is destroying a patriarchal Southern family as its members gather for the imminent demise of their "Big Daddy."
- A DVD release of the motion picture originally produced in 1958.
Special features: Commentary by biographer Donald Spoto, author of "The kindness of strangers: the life of Tennessee Williams"; new featurette "Cat on a hot tin roof: playing cat and mouse"; theatrical trailer.
Description based on surrogate.
- Participant/Performer Note:
- Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives, Judith Anderson, Jack Carson.
- Technical Details:
- DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Abington copy: Purchased with funds from the Endicott Fund; 20056.
Wilkes-Barre copy: Purchased with funds from the Paterno Libraries Endowment; 20089.
Lehigh Valley copy: Purchased with funds from the University Libraries Endowment (Campus College Libraries); 2010.
- Endowment Note:
- University Libraries Endowment (Campus College Libraries)
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