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Great Writers: Tennessee Williams
     

Great Writers: Tennessee Williams

 

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From Kultur comes Great Writers. Combining archival footage with commentary, the seven-volume series highlights the lives and careers of some of the 20th century's most accomplished wordsmiths. This volume, Great Writers: Tennessee Williams, offers a look at the author of such classic American plays as Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Glass Menagerie

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From Kultur comes Great Writers. Combining archival footage with commentary, the seven-volume series highlights the lives and careers of some of the 20th century's most accomplished wordsmiths. This volume, Great Writers: Tennessee Williams, offers a look at the author of such classic American plays as Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Glass Menagerie, and A Streetcar Named Desire. Following Williams' life from adolescence to his death in 1983, the video features performance footage from some of his most acclaimed plays. Released in 2001, the program runs 90 minutes. The other Great Writers videos are Great Writers: Jack London, Great Writers: Isaac Bashevis Singer, Great Writers: Truman Capote, Great Writers: Alberto Moravia, Great Writers: Jean Cocteau, and Great Writers: Jorge Luis Borges.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/30/2006
UPC:
0032031218192
Original Release:
2001
Rating:
NR
Source:
Kultur Video
Region Code:
1
Time:
1:30:00
Sales rank:
71,518

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Great Writers: Tennessee Williams
1. Introduction [1:36]
2. The Glass Menagerie [6:49]
3. Earlly Years [2:59]
4. Lyrical Stage Language [4:33]
5. A Streetcar Named Desire [9:37]
6. Relationship With Frank Merlo [3:09]
7. The Rose Tattoo [2:38]
8. Camino Real [2:09]
9. Baby Doll [2:11]
10. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof [7:25]
11. Early Writings [2:44]
12. Battle of Angels [1:44]
13. Orpheus Descending [3:42]
14. Brutality in the Characters [3:49]
15. Suddenly, Last Summer [3:53]
16. Night of the Iguana [7:47]
17. The Death of Frank Merlo [2:53]
18. Vicious Reviews [2:48]
19. The Two-Character Play [2:37]
20. A Mental Breakdown [3:15]
21. Small Craft Warnings [2:20]
22. Later Works [1:46]
23. The Death of Williams [2:23]
24. Credits [1:00]

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