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Baby Doll

Baby Doll(1956)

Also Known As: Mississippi Woman | Tennessee Williams' Baby Doll | Twenty-Seven Wagon Loads of Cotton |

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Brief Synopsis

A child bride holds her husband at bay while flirting with a sexy Italian farmer.

Cast & Crew

Elia Kazan Director
Karl Malden Archie Lee Meighan
Carroll Baker Baby Doll Meighan
Eli Wallach Silva Vacarro
Mildred Dunnock Aunt Rose Comfort
Eades Hogue Town marshal
Boris Kaufman Director of Photography
Gene Milford Film Editor
Kenyon Hopkins Music Composition
Kenyon Hopkins Composer
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  R Premiere Info:  New York opening: 18 Dec 1956; Los Angeles opening: 26 Dec 1956
Release Date:  1956 Production Date:  An Elia Kazan Production
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Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System), Stereo Production Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc., Newtown Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  114 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Like Watching a Car Wreck

    Carol 2019-03-03

    This is the 3rd time I've seen Baby Doll. I can see the acting is top notch and the filming......but the subject is disturbing. Never the... MORE>

  • CARROLL BAKER - young, gorgeous and VERY talented!

    Robert Johnson 2018-08-29

    Karl Malden and Eli Wallach are superb in this Southern Gothic tale of cotton and sultry sensuality...hard to believe this came out in late 1956...VERY... MORE>

  • sex. without sex.

    denscul 2017-01-31

    Tennessee Williams, like his homosexual former century kindred writer, Oscar Wilde, liked to poke satirical fun at his own class and generation. As a... MORE>