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Author Staggs, Sam.

Title When Blanche met Brando : the scandalous story of "A streetcar named Desire" / Sam Staggs.

Published New York : St. Martin's Press, 2005.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  812.54 WILLIAM/ STAG    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description xviii, 394 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [345]-353) and index.
Contents Introduction: The Twelve Last Words of Blanche xiii -- 1 Blanche Collins and Her Brother-in-Law, Ralph Kowalski 1 -- 2 Flame of New Orleans 9 -- 3 Drama in Hollywood 15 -- 4 All That Summer They Searched for Stanley 26 -- 5 Stanley's Wife and Blanche's Gentleman Caller 37 -- 6 "I Found My Job Through The New York Times" 43 -- 7 Twelve Characters in Search Of 50 -- 8 Not Just Another Opening, Not Just Another Show 60 -- 9 "This Smells Like a Hit" 72 -- 10 A Night to Go Down in History 76 -- 11 Regarding Miss Tandy 85 -- 12 A Vehicle Named Vivien 100 -- 13 "Not Waving but Drowning" 116 -- 14 Producers 126 -- 15 I Read the Script and Thrust It Under the Bed 142 -- 16 Caught in a Trap on Stage One 151 -- 17 Which Part of "Good Morning" Don't You Understand? 160 -- 18 Three Cigarettes in the Ashtray 170 -- 19 Poker Should Not Be Played in a House with Women 178 -- 20 A Terrible Daintiness 187 -- 21 Thirteen Ways of Looking at Brando 193 -- 22 Sorrow Lowers Her Voice 197 -- 23 Boy, the Big-Boned Gal, the Reaper, the Backwoods Crone, and Lady Macbeth of Harlem 203 -- 24 "Can I Help You, Ma'am?" 212 -- 25 White Jazz 217 -- 26 Semifinal Cut 227 -- 27 Faith-Based Censorship 241 -- 28 Miss Leigh, Mr. Brando, and Miss Hunter Send Regrets 258 -- 29 Splendors and Miseries of a Movie Star 265 -- 30 "I'll Take 'Actresses Who Have Played Blanche DuBois' for a Thousand, Alex" 274 -- 31 Mad Scenes 304 -- 32 Allusions, Slightly Used 313 -- 33 Whoever You Are... 332.
Subject Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983. Streetcar named Desire.
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983 -- Film and video adaptations.
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983 -- Stage history.
Leigh, Vivien, 1913-1967.
Brando, Marlon.
Film adaptations -- History and criticism.
New Orleans (La.) -- In motion pictures.
New Orleans (La.) -- In literature.
Standard Number 9780312321642
ISBN 0312321643