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Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh at Grauman’s Egyptian

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A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, 1951, Warner Bros., 122 min. Director Elia Kazan’s powerful adaptation of Tennessee Williams’ classic play made Marlon Brando a household name for his incendiary portrayal of working-class Stanley Kowalski, who collides headlong with fragile Southern belle Blanche DuBois (Vivien Leigh) when she moves in with him and wife Stella (Kim Hunter), her sister. Introduction by authors Susan Mizruchi (Brando’s Smile) and Kendra Bean (Vivien Leigh: An Intimate Portrait), who will sign their books in the lobby at 6:30 PM.

 

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