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The Glass Menagerie(1950)

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Brief Synopsis

This first movie version of the Tennessee Williams play about a faded, aging Southern belle, her shy, crippled daughter and her "selfish dreamer" of a son more or less sticks to the original story, except for a compromise ending which strives to be more upbeat.

Cast & Crew

Irving Rapper Director
Jane Wyman Laura Wingfield
Kirk Douglas Jim O'Connor, the Gentleman Caller
Gertrude Lawrence Amanda Wingfield
Arthur Kennedy Tom Wingfield
John Compton Young man
Gertrude Graner Instructor
Sara Edwards Mrs. Miller
Louise Lorimer Miss Porter
Perdita Chandler Girl in bar
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 28 Sep 1950
Release Date:  1950 Production Date:  AFI*; EB
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Chas. K. Feldman Group Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  106 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,648    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • The Glass Menagerie

    Susan Shimp 2014-04-17

    Wonderful Movie!!! Can't wait for it to be played on TCM so my husband can enjoy it, too!!! MORE>

  • The Glass Menagerie

    Brian Bean 2013-02-03

    Despite critical carping about G.Lawrence's performance, to my mind this is a great film with superb acting of a kind that's no longer seen... MORE>

  • The Glass Menagerie

    Kathleen 2011-12-08

    I, too, like all the other reviewers, have been awaiting a DVD release. This movie is too wonderful not to be known more. MORE>