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

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

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
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • ger
  • kor
  • rum
  • spa
  • tur
  • eng
  • eng
  • cze
  • fre
  • ger
  • pol
  • spa
  • cze
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son"--IMDb.com
Member of
Cataloging source
RB0
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • Cat on a hot tin roof (Motion picture)
  • Cat on a hot tin roof (Motion picture)
  • Cat on a hot tin roof (Motion picture)
  • Cat on a hot tin roof (Motion picture)
  • Cat on a hot tin roof (Motion picture)
  • Cat on a hot tin roof (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, William Daniels ; editor, Ferris Webster
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
English soundtrack with dubbed soundtracks in French, German, Spanish, Czech and Polish; optional Czech, French, Korean, Polish, Romanian, Spanish and Turkish subtitles; optional English and German SDH subtitles for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.C38 2016
PerformerNote
Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives, Jack Carson, Judith Anderson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1912-1992
  • 1923-1980
  • 1897-1975
  • 1932-2011
  • 1925-2008
  • 1909-1995
  • 1910-1963
  • 1897-1992
  • 1911-1983
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  • Brooks, Richard
  • Poe, James
  • Weingarten, Lawrence
  • Taylor, Elizabeth
  • Newman, Paul
  • Ives, Burl
  • Carson, Jack
  • Anderson, Judith
  • Williams, Tennessee
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Avon Productions
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
104
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  • Spouses
  • Alcoholics
  • Fathers and sons
  • Terminally ill
  • Alcoholics
  • Fathers and sons
  • Spouses
Target audience
adult
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
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the play by Tennessee Williams
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1958
  • 1.85.1 aspect ratio
  • Some audio and subtitle options are not listed on the container
  • Special features: Commentary by biographer Donald Spoto, author of "The kindness of strangers: the life of Tennessee Williams" ; "Cat on a hot tin roof: playing cat and mouse" featurette ; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn957776746
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (104 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
888574379438
Other physical details
sound, color;
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)957776746
System details
Blu-ray disc; 16:9 presentation, DTS-HD master audio 2.0; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
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
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the play by Tennessee Williams
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1958
  • 1.85.1 aspect ratio
  • Some audio and subtitle options are not listed on the container
  • Special features: Commentary by biographer Donald Spoto, author of "The kindness of strangers: the life of Tennessee Williams" ; "Cat on a hot tin roof: playing cat and mouse" featurette ; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn957776746
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (104 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
888574379438
Other physical details
sound, color;
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)957776746
System details
Blu-ray disc; 16:9 presentation, DTS-HD master audio 2.0; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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