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A STREET~AR NAMED DESIRE TENNESSEE WILLIAMS JIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII1111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111.1 •• 1'1 NEW DIRECTIONS BOOK
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All Rights Reserved, inclurIin, the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form. CAUTION: Professionals and amateurs are hereby warned that A Streetcar Named Desire, being fully protected under the copy-right laws of The United States, the British Empire includin, the Dominion of Canada, and all other countries of the Copyright Union, is subject to royalty. All rights, including professional, amateur, motion-picture, recitation, lecturing, public reading, radio and television broadcasting, and the rights of translation into foreign languages, are strictly reserved. Particular emphasis is laid on the question of readings, permission for which must be obtained in writing from the author's agents. All enquiries should be addressed to the author's agents: Liebling-Wood,551 Fifth Avenue, New York City. "It's Only A Paper Moon" copyright 1933 by Harms, Inc. Used by permission. The lines from Hart Crane are reprinted from "Collected Poems of Hart Crane" by permission of Liveright Publishing Corp., N.Y, EIGHTH PRINTING COPYRIGHT 1947 BY TENNESSEE WILLIAMS MANUFACTURED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA New Directions Books are published by James Laughlin New York Ofjice-333 Sixth Avenue
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111.11111.1.111111.1.1'111.11'11111111111111111111111.1111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111'1111111 A Streetcar Named Desire was presented at the Barrymore Theatre in New York on December 3,1947, by Irene Selznick. It was directed by Elia Kazan,with the following cast: Negro Woman Eunice Hubbell Stanley Kowalski Stella Kowalski Gee Gee James Peg Hillias Marlon Brando Kim Hunter Steve Hubbell Rudy Bond Harold Mitchell (Mitch»Karl Malden Mexican Woman Edna Thomas Blanche DuBois Jessica Tandy Pablo Gonzale1> Nick Dennis A Young Collector Vito Christi Nurse Ann Dere Doctor Richard Garrick Scenery and lighting by Jo Meilziner, costumes by Lucinda Ballard. The action of the play takes place in the spring, summer, and early fall in New Orleans. It was performed with intermis-sions after Scene Four and Scene Six. Assistant to the producer Musical Advisor Irving Schneider Lehman Engel
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111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111'111111111 .......THE CHARACTERS BLANCHE STELLA STANLEY MITCH EUNICE STEVE PABLO A NEGRO WOMAN A DOCTOR A NURSE A YOUNG COLLECTOR A MEXICAN WOMAN 111 ...........111.11111111111 .. 1111 .. 1111 .. 11 .. 1 ... ' .. '111111 ....11111111111111111111IIIIIIIIIIIIIUIIIIIIIIII
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And so it was 1 entered the broken world To trace the visionary company of love, its voice An instant in the wind (1 know not whither hurled) But not for long to hold each desperate choice. "The Broken Tower" by Hart Crane
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S(;ENE ONE nllllllllll •• ,II •• II •• IIIIIII.IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII" •••• 11111111111111111111111111111111111111111,1111111.111111111 ••• 11111.1 The exterior of a two-story corner building on a street in New Orleans which is named Elysian Fields and runs between the L&N tracks and the ~The section is poor but, unlike co"esponding sectIons in other Ameri-can cities, it has a raffish charm. The houses are mostly white frame, weathered grey, with rickety outside stairs and galleries and quaintly ornamented gables. This building contains two flats, upstairs and down. Faded
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