Suddenly, last summer [videorecording] / Sam Spiegel presents ; screenplay by Gore Vidal and Tennessee Williams ; produced by Sam Speigel ; directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.

Contributor(s): Clift, Montgomery | Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003 | Mankiewicz, Joseph L | Spiegel, Sam | Taylor, Elizabeth, 1932- | Vidal, Gore, 1925- | Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983. Suddenly last summer | Academy Pictures | Camp Films (Firm) | Columbia Pictures Corporation | Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm) | Horizon Pictures (G.B.)Material type: FilmFilmPublication details: USA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2006. Description: 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 0767847490Subject(s): Cannibalism -- Drama | Mothers and sons -- Drama | Murder victims' families -- Drama | Narcoanalysis -- Drama | Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Drama | Women -- Mental health -- Drama | New Orleans (La.) -- DramaGenre/Form: Feature films. | Feature films. | Film adaptations. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.LOC classification: PN1997 | .S828 2006Production credits: Production designer, Oliver Messel ; music composed by Buxton Orr & Malcolm Arnold, conducted by Buxton Orr ; director of photography, Jack Hildyard ; editor, Thomas G. Stanford.Cast: Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift, Katharine Hepburn, Albert Dekker, Merceded McCambridge, Gary Raymond, Mavis Villiers, Joan Young, Patricia Marmont, Maria Britneva, David Cameron.Summary: 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.
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Adapted from the play "Suddenly last summer" by Tennessee Williams.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1959. Renewed 1988 by Horizon Pictures.

Remastered in High Definition.

Special features include: Production notes ; video photo montage ; vintage advertising ; talent files not rated or closed captioned.

Widescreen format (aspect ratio 2.40:1).

Production designer, Oliver Messel ; music composed by Buxton Orr & Malcolm Arnold, conducted by Buxton Orr ; director of photography, Jack Hildyard ; editor, Thomas G. Stanford.

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.

DVD ; Dolby digital.

Classroom use may be subject to licensing restrictions.

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.

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