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    A Streetcar Named Desire (Warner Brothers, 1951). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Director Elia Kazan deftly transformed Tennessee Williams' sensational Broadway hit play into a true screen classic. The film became the biggest picture 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, while Marlon Brando would launch to stardom due to his powerful role as Stanley Kowalski. The two stars share a poignant moment on this highly collected one sheet. Restoration has addressed a replaced upper left corner, pinholes in the corners, and some surface paper loss on the verso. There is a censor stamp in the upper left corner, faint bleedthrough in the lower credits from a stamp on the verso, and touchup has been applied to the folds. Fine+ on Linen.


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