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Title Suddenly, last summer [videorecording] / Sam Spiegel presents ; screenplay by Gore Vidal and Tennessee Williams ; produced by Sam Speigel ; directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.

Imprint Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
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Description 1 videodisc (ca. 114 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1959. Renewed 1988 by Horizon Pictures.
Adapted from the play "Suddenly last summer" by Tennessee Williams.
Special features include: Production notes ; video photo montage ; vintage advertising ; talent files not rated or closed captioned.
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, Merceded McCambridge, Gary Raymond, Mavis Villiers, Joan Young, Patricia Marmont, Maria Britneva, David Cameron.
Summary 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.
Audience Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital.
Language English, dubbed Portuguese or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional subtitles in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean & Thai ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Subject Women -- Mental health -- Drama.
Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Drama.
Mothers and sons -- Drama.
Murder victims' families -- Drama
Mujeres -- Higiene mental -- Teatro.
Madre e hijo -- Teatro.
New Orleans (La.) -- Drama
Genre/Form Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Mankiewicz, Joseph L.
Spiegel, Sam
Vidal, Gore, 1925-2012-
Taylor, Elizabeth, 1932-2011
Clift, Montgomery
Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983. Suddenly last summer.
Horizon Pictures (G.B.)
Academy Pictures
Camp Films (Firm)
Columbia Pictures Corporation
Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 0767847490
Standard No. 043396047525
Music No. 04752 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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