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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)

NR 108 min - Drama, Romance - 17 February 1958
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Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.

Director:  Richard Brooks
Stars:  Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives, Judith Anderson, Jack Carson, Madeleine Sherwood, Vaughn Taylor, Larry Gates, Zelda Cleaver, Brian Corcoran, Robert 'Rusty' Stevens, Hugh Corcoran

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Storyline

Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.



Tagline: Just one pillow on her bed ... and just one desire in her heart!

Genres: Drama, Romance

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  17 February 1958

Box Office

Budget:  $3,000,000
Revenue:  $17,570,324

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Avon Production, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 48 min

Academy Award Nominations

ACTOR — Paul Newman {“Brick Pollitt”}
ACTRESS — Elizabeth Taylor {“Maggie Pollitt”}
CINEMATOGRAPHY (Color) — William Daniels
DIRECTING — Richard Brooks
BEST MOTION PICTURE — Lawrence Weingarten, Producer
WRITING (Screenplay–based on material from another medium) — Richard Brooks, James Poe


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