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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

  • Drama
  • 1958
  • Richard Brooks
  • 103 mins
  • 15

Summary

A dying plantation owner summons his two sons to put his estate in order. The older of the pair, a washed-up American football player with a drinking problem, is tormented by the death of a friend and resents his loyally supportive wife, and is forced by the reunion to come to terms with his personal demons. Drama based on Tennessee Williams' stage play, starring Paul Newman, Elizabeth Taylor and Burl Ives.

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Credits

Cast

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Maggie PollittElizabeth Taylor
Brick PollittPaul Newman
Big Daddy PollittBurl Ives
Gooper PollittJack Carson
Big Mama PollittJudith Anderson
Mae PollittMadeleine Sherwood
Dr BaughLarry Gates
Deacon DavisVaughn Taylor
Dixie PollittPatty Ann Gerrity
Boy PollittBrian Corcoran
SonnyRusty Stevens
BusterHugh Corcoran
TrixieDeborah Miller
LaceyVince Townsend Jr
SookeyZelda Cleaver
GroomBobby Johnson

Crew

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DirectorRichard Brooks

Details

Theatrical distributor
BFI (UK Wide)
Language
English
Available on
video, DVD and Blu-ray
Formats
Colour
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