A Streetcar Named Desire (1984 film)

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A Streetcar Named Desire
Based onA Streetcar Named Desire
1947 play
by Tennessee Williams
Written byOscar Saul
Directed byJohn Erman
Treat Williams
Beverly D'Angelo
Randy Quaid
Music byMarvin Hamlisch
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Executive producersKeith Barish
Craig Baumgarten
ProducerMarc Trabulus
CinematographyBill Butler
EditorJerrold L. Ludwig
Running time119 minutes
Production companyKeith Barish Productions
Original networkABC
Picture formatColor
Audio formatMono
Original release
  • March 4, 1984 (1984-03-04)

A Streetcar Named Desire is a 1984 American made-for-television drama film directed by John Erman and based on the 1947 play of the same name by Tennessee Williams. The film stars Ann-Margret and Treat Williams and premiered on ABC on March 4, 1984.

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The film was nominated in 1984 for eleven 36th Primetime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Drama/Comedy Special, acting awards for Ann-Margret, D'Angelo and Quaid, plus the directing award for John Erman. It did not win those, but did win four awards, for cinematography, film editing, sound, and art direction. In 1985 Ann-Margret won a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress In A Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television, where the film was also nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Miniseries or Television Film and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for Williams.


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