Suddenly, last summer [videorecording] / Columbia ; Sam Spiegel presents ; screenplay by Gore Vidal and Tennessee Williams ; a Horizon Pictures (G.B.) Limited production in association with Academy Pictures and Camp Films ; produced by Sam Speigel ; directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
- ISBN: 0767847490
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: Burbank, CA : Columbia TriStar Home Video, 2000.
Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.85:1) on side A, full screen format on side B.
"Adapted from the play Suddenly last summer by Tennessee Williams."
Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
Special features include: Production notes ; interactive menus ; video photo montage ; vintage advertising ; talent files ; theatrical trailer ; bonus trailers ; scene selections.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Production designer, Oliver Messel ; music composed by Buxton Orr & Malcolm Arnold, conducted by Buxton Orr ; director of photography, Jack Hildyard ; editor, Thomas G. Stanford.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift, Katharine Hepburn, Albert Dekker, Merceded McCambridge, Gary Raymond, Mavis Villiers, Joan Young, Patricia Marmont, Maria Britneva, David Cameron.
Beautiful Catherine Holly is committed to a mental institution after witnessing the horrible death of her cousin at the hands of cannibals. Her rich aunt tries to influence a young neurosurgeon to surgically end Catherine's haunting hallucinations. By utilizing injections of truth serum, the neurosurgeon discovers that Catherine's delusions are in fact true and must confront the rich aunt about her own involvement in her son's violent death.
|Target Audience Note:||
Not rated by MPAA.
|System Details Note:||
DVD ; Dolby digital.
English (mono), Spanish, or Portuguese language soundtrack, with optional subtitles in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean & Thai ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.