Valentine "Snakeskin" Xavier, a trouble-prone drifter trying to go straight, wanders into a small Mississippi town looking for a simple and honest life but finds himself embroiled with problem-filled women.
With a guitar and a snakeskin jacket he drifted out of the rain...into the lives of these two women...(original poster)
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Did You Know?
was hot to sleep with co-star Marlon Brando
, but he did not find her attractive. The tension that was created between the two co-stars did not help the film but subtracted from it, as her failure at conquest made Magnani unhappy. Tennessee Williams
was angry with Brando, convinced that he was deliberately slurring his dialogue to punish Magnani, who did not speak English. Magnani was playing the role phonetically and had trouble picking up her cues from Brando. See more
Wild things leave skins behind them. They leave clean skins and teeth and white bones. And these are tokens, passed from one to another. So that the fugitive kind can follow their kind.
Referenced in Wild at Heart
Blanket Roll Blues
Music by Kenyon Hopkins
Lyrics by Tennessee Williams See more