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Film Matinee: The Glass Menagerie

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starring Jane Wyman
Kirk Douglas , Gertrude Lawrence with Arthur Kennedy
A fading Southern aristocrat, deserted by her happy-go-lucky husband, tries to protect her crippled daughter from the harsh world which surrounds their tenement.
The first of Tennessee Williams's works to be filmed, The Glass Menagerie contained fine contrasting performances from Gertrude Lawrence as the mother, Jane Wyman as her sad, pathetic daughter, and Kirk Douglas as the ' Gentleman caller.'
Screenplay by TENNESSEE WILLIAMS and PETER BERNEIS
Based on the play by TENNESSEE WILLIAMS Music by MAX STEINER Director IRVING RAPPER
Producers JERRY WALD , CHARLES K. FELDMAN (This Week's Films: page 9)

Contributors

Unknown: Jane Wyman
Unknown: Kirk Douglas
Unknown: Gertrude Lawrence
Unknown: Arthur Kennedy
Unknown: Gertrude Lawrence
Unknown: Jane Wyman
Unknown: Kirk Douglas
Play By: Tennessee Williams
Unknown: Peter Berneis
Play By: Tennessee Williams
Music By: Max Steiner
Director: Irving Rapper
Producers: Jerry Wald
Producers: Charles K. Feldman
Laura: Jane Wyman
Jim: Kirk Douglas
Amanda: Gertrude Lawrence
Tom: Arthur Kennedy
Mendoza: Ralph Sanford

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Film Matinee: The Glass Menagerie

BBC One London, 28 May 1972 15.25






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