A Streetcar Named Desire (1984 film)

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A Streetcar Named Desire
Genre Drama
Based on A Streetcar Named Desire
by Tennessee Williams
Written by Oscar Saul
Directed by John Erman
Starring Ann-Margret
Treat Williams
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Executive producer(s) Keith Barish
Craig Baumgarten
Producer(s) Marc Trabulus
Cinematography Bill Butler
Editor(s) Jerrold L. Ludwig
Running time 119 minutes
Production company(s) Keith Barish Productions
Distributor ABC
Original network ABC
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.



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 forJohn 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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