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Category: DramaNotable as: DramaSub-Category: LGBT, Film adaptation, DramaMain subject: alcoholismRuntime: 107 - 144 minutesLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesDirector: Richard BrooksScreenwriter: Richard Brooks, James PoeBased on: Cat on a Hot Tin RoofMusic: Charles WolcottCinematography: William H. DanielsStars: Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives, Jack Carson, Judith Anderson, Madeleine Sherwood, Larry Gates, Vaughn Taylor, Zelda Cleaver, Brian Corcoran Producer: Lawrence WeingartenStudio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, KCETAward nominations: Academy Award for Best Actor (Paul Newman)
Academy Award for Best Actress (Elizabeth Taylor)
Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Color (William H. Daniels)
Academy Award for Best Director (Richard Brooks)
Academy Award for Best Picture (Lawrence Weingarten)
Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay (Richard Brooks, James Poe)
Award details: (details at IMDb)
Description

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is a 1958 American drama film directed by Richard Brooks. It is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name by Tennessee Williams adapted by Richard Brooks and James Poe. One of the top-ten box office hits of 1958, the film stars Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman and Burl Ives.


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