Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

by Richard Brooks 1h48min United States 1958
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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
by Richard Brooks

Brick Pollitt (Paul Newman), an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie (Dame Elizabeth Taylor). His reunion with his father, Big Daddy (Burl Ives), who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.

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  • Elizabeth Taylor : Maggie
  • Paul Newman : Brick
  • Burl Ives : Big Daddy
  • And with: Jack Carson, Judith Anderson, Madeleine Sherwood, Larry Gates


  • Director Richard Brooks
  • Scenario Richard Brooks, James Poe
  • Original work author Tennessee Williams
  • Photo director William H. Daniels
  • Set Design Henry Grace, Robert Priestley
  • Costume Design Helen Rose
  • Sound Wesley C. Miller, Norwood A. Fenton
  • Editing Ferris Webster
  • Producer Lawrence Weingarten
  • Production Compagny Avon Productions, Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM)
  • Distributor Warner Bros.

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,85:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1958
  • Release date for France07/14/1958
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageEnglish
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