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    A Streetcar Named Desire (Warner Brothers, 1951). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Tennessee Williams' sensational play was a Broadway hit before being adapted to the screen with direction by Elia Kazan. It became the biggest film of the year and was nominated for twelve Academy Awards, winning four -- Best Supporting Actor and Actress (Karl Malden and Kim Hunter), Best Actress (Vivien Leigh), and Best Art Direction. Leigh gives the performance of a lifetime as the shattered Blanch DuBois, whose grip on reality grows more tenuous throughout the film, and Marlon Brando became a star due to his powerful role as Stanley Kowalski. This striking one sheet, prior to restoration, had only edge wear, and some touch-up at the folds. Very Fine+ on Linen.


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    November, 2009
    11th-14th Wednesday-Saturday
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