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A chilling reenactment of the Federal government's anti-Communist investigationsEric Bentley has chosen highlights from the thirty-year record of the House Un-American Activities Committee to demonstrate HUAC's focus on artists, intellectuals, and performers. Volume 2: 1951-1952 includes the testimonies of Clifford Odets, Edward G. Robinson, Elia Kazan, Jose Ferrer, Bud Schulberg, Sterling Hayden, Abe Burroughs, Lillian Hellman, and many others.
Arthur Miller's most famous play, Death of a Salesman, has become a key text in Western literature. This unusually powerful recording, made for radio in 1953, was directed by Elia Kazan who premiered the play. It features Thomas Mitchell and Arthur Kennedy as father and son. Willy, a traveling salesman based in New York, relentlessly chases material success.
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An honored film. A milestone in movie acting. A landmark in the fight against censorship. Winner of four Academy Awards(R), an unprecedented three of them in the acting categories. "A Streetcar Named Desire" is all of these. And now it's even more. "A Streetcar Named Desire: the Original Director's Version" is the Elia Kazan/Tennessee Williams film moviegoers would have seen had not Legion of Decency censorship occurred at the last minute.
Director Elia Kazan and producer Darryl F. Zanuck caused a sensation with "the most spellbinding story ever put on celluloid" (Hollywood Reporter), recipient of three Academy Awards(R) including Best Picture. One of the first films to directly tackle racial prejudice, this acclaimed adaptation of Laura Z. Hobson's bestseller stars Gregory Peck as a journalist assigned to write a series of articles on anti-Semitism.
"A Streetcar Named Desire: The Original Director's Version" (1951) Winner of 4 Academy Awards. "Perhaps the most thrilling display of ensemble acting in all of American film" (Kenneth Turan, Los Angelers Times) stars Marlon Brando, Vivien Leigh, Kim Hunter and Karl Malden in the screen version of Tenneesee Williams' powerful Pulitzer Prize drama directed by Elia Kazan.
Disc 1, Side A - "Rebel Without A Cause": Commentary By Douglas L. Rathgeb, Author Of "The Making Of Rebel Without A Cause", Theatrical Trailer; Disc 1, Side B: "East Of Eden": Commentary By Historian/filmmaker Richard Schickel, Theatrical Trailer; Disc 2, Side A: "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof": Commentary By Tennessee Williams Biographer Donald Spoto, Featurette "'Cat On A Hot Tin Roof': Playing Cat And Mouse", Theatrical Trailer; Disc 2, Side B: "A Streetcar Named Desire": The Original Director's Version: Commentary By Karl Malden And Film Historian Rudy Behlmer And Jeff Young, Elia Kazan Movie Trailer Gallery.
Paperback, Harpercollins, 2001, ISBN13 9781557044464, ISBN10 1557044465
"Splendor In The Grass" (1961) Deanie (Wood) is a teenager eager to do right in her 1920s Kansas town, but the emotions she shares with boyfriend Bud (Warren Beatty) are too strong. The conflict between behavior and desire may ruin them both in this Oscar(R) winner from director Elia Kazan. "Gypsy" (1962) This film version of the Broadway hit sweeps you up in the roller-coaster relationship of Louise (Wood), the wallflower who blossoms into sophisticated stripper Gypsy Rose Lee, and her ambitious mother, Rose (Rosalind Russell).
"Baby Doll" (1956) Times are tough for cotton miller Archie Lee (Karl Malden), but at least he has his child bride (Carroll Baker), who'll soon be his wife in title and truth. Director Elia Kazan and writer Tennessee Williams broke new ground in depicting sexual situations in this funny, steamy classic. "The Roman Spring Of Mrs. Stone" (1961) Vivien Leigh and Warren Beatty are lady and lover in this tender adaptation of a Williams novella.
The product of a lifetime immersed in the literary, performing arts, and entertainment worlds, "Lives and Letters "spotlights the work, careers, intimate lives, and lasting achievements of a vast array of celebrated writers and performers in film, theater, and dance, and some of the more curious iconic public figures of our times. From the world of literature, Charles Dickens, James Thurber, Judith Krantz, John Steinbeck, and Rudyard Kipling; the controversies surrounding Bruno Bettelheim and Elia Kazan; and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and her editor, Maxwell Perkins.
As New with No dust jacket as issued 9781442271678. Text clean and tight; Film and History; 9.25 X 6.25 X 1 inches; 276 pages.
Kazan brings to the undiluted telling of his story all the passion and truth, the almost outrageous frankness, that have made him so formidable a stage director (A Streetcar Named Desire, Death of a Salesman), film director (On the Waterfront, East of Eden, Splendor in the Grass), and bestselling novelist (The Arrangement). Illustrated.
Master director Martin Scorsese brings you this unprecedented collection of fifteen cinematic treasures from fellow Academy Award(R) Winner Elia Kazan. From classic film noir to timeless period pieces, Kazan made a singular impact on the art of the motion picture, while evoking milestone performances from Hollywood's very best, including Marlon Brando, James Dean, Warren Beatty, Natalie Wood and Walter Matthau.