Saturday, October 13 

Year: 1951

Runtime: 2 hours, 5 minutes

Directed by Elia Kazan, A Streetcar Named Desire is based on Tennessee Williams's Pulitzer prize-winning screenplay of the same name. It stars Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, and Karl Malden. Leaving her aristocratic life after suffering some loses, Blanche DuBois seeks refuge with her sister Stella and her brother-in-law, Stanley Kowalski. A mysterious inheritance, intense domestic melodrama, and backed by award winning performances, this 1951 classic has wowed audiences and critics alike with some calling it "an unqualified masterpiece," and a "Hollywood landmark" that showcases the intensity of method acting from its stars.

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Join us every Saturday night at 8 p.m. for Cinema 15 as we explore the work of legendary actors and actresses through many important films of their careers. Cinema 15 is hosted each week by Danny Epperson.

About the Host:
Danny Epperson is host of Cinema 15 on WHRO-TV 15. Danny is also WHRO’s Senior Broadcast Producer, behind various programs including the Curate TV series, the online arts series Curate 757, and lead producer with WHRO's Batten Environmental Education Initiative. Danny is a Hampton Roads native and a graduate of Christopher Newport University. He’s a three-time Emmy Award winner, who began his broadcast career at WTKR-TV, in Norfolk, as a news producer. Before joining WHRO Public Media, Danny produced news, specials, celebrity interviews and movie reviews at WAVY-TV in Portsmouth. A movie buff, Danny is very pleased to bring you behind-the-scene stories about the wonderful, commercial-free classic films on WHRO's Cinema 15.