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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof ()


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An alcoholic and femme fatale face troubles before a family reunion.

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  • Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 7 nominations.
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Maggie
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Brick Pollitt
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Big Daddy
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Big Mama
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Mae
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Gooper
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Reverend Tooker
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Doctor Baugh
Fran Bennett ...
Sookey
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Polly
Jake Jundef ...
Buster
Neta Lee Noy ...
Sunnie (as Neta-Lee Noy)

Directed by

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Jack Hofsiss

Written by

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Tennessee Williams ... (play)

Produced by

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Elizabeth Ashley ... associate producer: I.T.G.
Phylis Geller ... producer
Lou LaMonte ... executive producer
Marilyn Larson ... associate producer
Alan Pierce ... associate producer: I.T.G.

Music by

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Tom Scott

Editorial Department

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Roy Stewart ... videotape editor

Casting By

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Stephen Kolzak

Production Design by

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David Jenkins

Art Direction by

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John Retsek

Set Decoration by

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Bill Harp

Costume Design by

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Patricia Norris

Makeup Department

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Joann Kozloff ... makeup artist (as Jo Ann Kozloff)
Lucia Mace ... hair stylist (as Lucia Mace Castaneda)
Dorothy J. Pearl ... makeup artist (as Dorothy Pearl)
Toni-Ann Walker ... hair stylist (as Toni Ann Walker)

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Ken Calaustro ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Joel Standard ... associate director

Art Department

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Randall Camp ... scenic artist
Jack Eberhart ... property master
Peter McGuire ... carpenter

Sound Department

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Bob Abrahams ... engineering supervisor
Tom Ancell ... sound
Tim Fistler ... boom operator
Doug Nelson ... sound mixer
David Stafford ... boom operator (as Dave Stafford)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Ken Dettling ... lighting director
Danny Franks ... lighting designer
Greg Harms ... camera operator
Jack Reader ... camera operator
Richard J. Ward ... video (as Dick Ward)
Danny Webb ... camera operator (as Dan Webb)

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Palmer Brown ... wardrobe
Lucinda Campbell ... wardrobe (as Lucinda Colt Campbell)

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Maureen Crowe ... production aide
Ron Graft ... technical director
Edward Johnson ... stage manager (as Ed Johnson)
Steve Lawson ... creative consultant
Ed Mintiens ... production secretary
Judy Saunders ... production associate
Roger Terracina ... studio supervisor
Crew believed to be complete

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Plot Summary

Brick, the son of a rich southern plantation owner, is drinking himself to death over some hidden pain. His wife Maggie is desperate to regain his love. Brick's father, known as Big Daddy, has returned from a clinic where he has gone for serious health issues, but has been told he has a clean bill of health. Brick's brother and his scheming wife have hopes of inheriting the huge plantation. Eventually a long conversation between Brick and his father bring out all the lies that have been tearing the family apart. Written by Jim Beaver

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Also Known As
  • American Playhouse: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (United States)
  • La chatte sur un toit brûlant (France)
  • La gata sobre el tejado de zinc (Spain)
  • Katt på hett plåttak (Sweden)
  • La gatta sul tetto che scotta (Italy)
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  • 144 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia The original play "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof" by Tennessee Williams opened at the Morosco Theater in New York on March 24, 1955, ran for 694 performances and was nominated for the 1956 Tony Award (New York City) for the Best Play. The play also won the Pulitzer Prize in Drama in 1955. See more »
Goofs Shadow of boom mic is seen on Brick. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1985). See more »

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